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 Learning Sexuality

Mark D. Regnerus

in Forbidden Fruit: Sex and Religion in the Lives of American Teenagers

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195320947
eISBN:
9780199785452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320947.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores how adolescents learn about sex and sexuality. It discusses various parental strategies for the socialization and education of children about sex and contraception, focusing on ... More


Demosthenes' family and personal life

Douglas M. MacDowell

in Demosthenes the Orator

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199287192
eISBN:
9780191713552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287192.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter gives information about Demosthenes' family and relatives, including his grandfathers — Demomeles and Gylon — and his parents, Demosthenes senior and Kleoboule. A genealogical table is ... More


Sexuality 101: The Basics

Jacques Balthazart

in The Biology of Homosexuality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199838820
eISBN:
9780199919512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838820.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic, Development

This chapter begins with a discussion of the four dimensions of human sexuality: firstly, the type of specific action patterns that are produced by the individual (performance) and the motivation ... More


Clean Sweeps and Social Control in Latino Bisexual Male Sex Markets in New York City

Edgar Rivera Colón, Miguel Muñoz-Laboy, and Diana Hernández

in HIV Prevention with Latinos: Theory, Research, and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199764303
eISBN:
9780199950232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764303.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter presents analyses of the sex marketplaces of Latino bisexual men in New York City between 2000 and 2009. Chapter aims are to identify the role that sexual marketplaces play in the sexual ... More


A Common Certain Understanding

Angela Smith

in Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf: A Public of Two

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183983
eISBN:
9780191674167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183983.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In spite of Virginia Woolf’s insistence in her personal writing on the significance of her relationship with Katherine Mansfield, some of her biographers pay scant attention to it, although this is ... More


Knowledge as Revolution and Revelation

Nicola Luckhurst

in Science and Structure in Proust's: A la recherche du temps perdu

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198160021
eISBN:
9780191673740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198160021.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter begins by considering the asymmetry of knowledge which characterizes the opposition between Sodom and Gomorrah. This analysis of the Proustian discourses on male and female sexuality in ... More


My Unconventional Marriage or ménage à trois in Beijing

Xiaopei He

in As Normal as Possible: Negotiating Sexuality and Gender in Mainland China and Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099876
eISBN:
9789882206625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099876.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter provides a narrative of the author's performance and retraces her unique tactics of setting an admirable example in turning the institution of heterosexual, monogamous, and monosexual ... More


Queering Body and Sexuality: Leslie Cheung’s Gender Representation in Hong Kong Popular Culture1

Natalia Sui-hung Chan

in As Normal as Possible: Negotiating Sexuality and Gender in Mainland China and Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099876
eISBN:
9789882206625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099876.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter re-contextualizes Leslie Cheung's (sudden) suicide in light of Cheung's cross-dressing gender performativity, his “bisexuality”/“androgyny” and “intersexuality”, and the polarizing ... More


Bisexual Identities

Sari H. Dworkin

in Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter reviews research on bisexuality. A multidimensional understanding of bisexuality has emerged, which emphasizes the intersectionality of identities. It also emphasizes the differential ... More


‘My Blundering Way of Learning’: Murry's Still Life

Sydney Janet Kaplan

in Circulating Genius: John Middleton Murry, Katherine Mansfield and D. H. Lawrence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641482
eISBN:
9780748671595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641482.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter situates Murry's first novel, Still Life, within the frameworks of his friendship with D.H. and Frieda Lawrence and his intimate relationship with Katherine Mansfield. It discusses the ... More


From Still Life to ‘Bliss’

Sydney Janet Kaplan

in Circulating Genius: John Middleton Murry, Katherine Mansfield and D. H. Lawrence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641482
eISBN:
9780748671595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641482.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The chapter begins with an intertextual reading of Mansfield's short story, ‘Bliss’ and Murry's Still Life. That reading emphasises differences between Murry and Mansfield in their fictional ... More


Bisexual Identities

Ronald C. fox

in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities over the Lifespan: Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082319
eISBN:
9780199848577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082319.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The concept of bisexuality has certainly had an adequate amount of attention from scholars and researchers around the globe. Different theories and models have been used to explain how it occurs in ... More


The Asexuality of Dionysus†

Michael Jameson

in Sex and Difference in Ancient Greece and Rome

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748613199
eISBN:
9780748651016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748613199.003.0018
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Dionysus was, of all gods, the most closely associated with the phallus, the erect male member, at once the instrument and symbol of male sexuality. His myths and cults also refer to the liberation, ... More


Bisexualities, Sexual Cultures, and HIV Prevention Programs for Latino Men in New York City

Miguel MuÑoz-Laboy and Richard Parker

in AIDS, Culture, and Gay Men

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034317
eISBN:
9780813039312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034317.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

There is only very limited research on the sexual landscapes of Latino bisexuals. This is in part due to the structural barriers confronted by expressions of bisexuality in Latino cultures in the ... More


The art of love

Susana Onega

in Jeanette Winterson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068386
eISBN:
9781781701126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068386.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on the novel Written on the Body. The publication of Written on the Body marked a change from the structural complexity of Sexing the Cherry, with its duplications and ... More


Contemporary Controversies in Psychoanalytic Theory, Techniques, and Their Applications

Otto F. Kernberg

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101393
eISBN:
9780300128369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101393.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book reviews some of the recent developments and controversies in psychoanalytic theory and technique. Gathering together both previously published articles and extensive new material, it ... More


Uncle Go’s Liberal Conservatism

Peter A. Jackson

in First Queer Voices from Thailand: "Uncle Go's Advice Columns for Gays, Lesbians and Kathoeys"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9789888083268
eISBN:
9789888313907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083268.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter details the contrasting mix of liberalism and conservatism reflected in Uncle Go’s replies to his gay and lesbian correspondents. Uncle Go’s idiosyncratic theory of homosexuality, in ... More


Unresolved Issues in the Psychoanalytic Theory of Homosexuality and Bisexuality

Otto F. Kernberg

in Contemporary Controversies in Psychoanalytic Theory, Techniques, and Their Applications

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101393
eISBN:
9780300128369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101393.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter talks about homosexuality and bisexuality. It states that the study of homosexuality is one of the most troubled examples of the impact of ideology on scholarly inquiry, and that any ... More


Black Respectability in a Perfect World: The “Down Low,” Polyamory, and Bisexuality in E. Lynn Harris’s Invisible Life

Mimi Schippers

in Beyond Monogamy: Polyamory and the Future of Polyqueer Sexualities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479801596
eISBN:
9781479895342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479801596.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The author presents the “down low” as both a mainstream media construction and as described by E. Lynn Harris in his novel Invisible Life and argues that the secrecy and marginalization of African ... More


Television and Domesticity

Christopher Pullen

in Straight Girls and Queer Guys: The Hetero Media Gaze in Film and Television

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748694846
eISBN:
9781474418485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694846.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers the representation of the straight girl and queer guy within television form, framing the notion of the glance rather than the gaze, relative to domesticity and female ... More


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