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Feminism, the Family, and the Politics of the Closet: Lesbian and Gay Displacement

Cheshire Calhoun

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257669
eISBN:
9780191598906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257663.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book is about placing sexual orientation politics within feminist theorizing. It is also about defining the central political issues confronting lesbian and gay men. It brings the study of ... More


Constructing Lesbians and Gay Men as Family's Outlaws

Cheshire Calhoun

in Feminism, the Family, and the Politics of the Closet: Lesbian and Gay Displacement

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257669
eISBN:
9780191598906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257663.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The first two sections of this chapter summarize feminist and lesbian critiques of the family, marriage, and motherhood. The third section critiques lesbian‐feminist reasons for eschewing a political ... More


Introduction: Centering Sexual Orientation Politics

Cheshire Calhoun

in Feminism, the Family, and the Politics of the Closet: Lesbian and Gay Displacement

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257669
eISBN:
9780191598906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257663.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This introductory chapter lays the groundwork for future chapters by suggesting that feminist theorizing must make a methodological shift from thinking that heterosexism is just a by‐product of ... More


Defending Marriage

Cheshire Calhoun

in Feminism, the Family, and the Politics of the Closet: Lesbian and Gay Displacement

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257669
eISBN:
9780191598906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257663.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The positive arguments for same‐sex marriage are discussed. The first argument links marriage rights to a normative ideal of long‐term, monogamous, sexually faithful intimacy, and defends marriage ... More


The Happiest Ending

Amin Ghaziani

in There Goes the Gayborhood?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158792
eISBN:
9781400850174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158792.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter turns to the streets of everyday life, and more specifically to Chicago, to determine how the national debate over gayborhoods looks, feels, and sounds to people on the ground. Chicago ... More


AIDS, Culture, and Gay Men

Douglas A. Feldman (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034317
eISBN:
9780813039312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034317.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

There are approximately seven million adult gay and bisexual men in the United States and 120 million adult gay and bisexual men globally. This book explores the cultural dimensions of AIDS among men ... More


Unequal Opportunity: Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States

Richard J. Wolitski, Ron Stall, and Ronald O. Valdiserri (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301533
eISBN:
9780199863815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301533.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Most public health students, academicians, and practitioners readily recognize the association between racial/ethnic minority status and the disproportionate burden of preventable disease in the ... More


Generativity and Time in Gay Men's Life Stories

Andrew J. Hostetler

in The Story of Sexual Identity: Narrative Perspectives on the Gay and Lesbian Life Course

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195326789
eISBN:
9780199870356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326789.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Drawing on life-story interviews with forty-two gay men representing roughly four different historical cohorts, this chapter explores the meaning and experience of gay generativity through ... More


Inequality, Discrimination, and HIV Risk: A Review of Research on Latino Gay Men

Rafael M. Díaz, Jorge Sánchez, and Kurt Schroeder

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/9780199764303.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

HIV/AIDS data reveal nonrandom patterns that mirror ingrained patterns of racism, stigma, and discrimination that create multiple marginalities and vulnerabilities to morbidity and mortality related ... More


Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drug Use among Gay and Bisexual Men

David G. Ostrow and Ron Stall

in Unequal Opportunity: Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301533
eISBN:
9780199863815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301533.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter details the epidemiology of use and abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and recreational drug use among gay and bisexual men in the United States. The review highlights the history of use and ... More


The Role of the Internet in the Sexual Identity Development of Gay and Bisexual Male Adolescents

Gary W. Harper, Douglas Bruce, Pedro Serrano, and Omar B. Jamil

in The Story of Sexual Identity: Narrative Perspectives on the Gay and Lesbian Life Course

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195326789
eISBN:
9780199870356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326789.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the role of the Internet in the sexual identity development process of gay and bisexual male adolescents. These adolescents reported using a range of Internet applications (Web ... More


Stories from the Second World: Narratives of Sexual Identity in the Czech Republic Across Three Generations of Men Who Have Sex with Men

Timothy McCajor Hall

in The Story of Sexual Identity: Narrative Perspectives on the Gay and Lesbian Life Course

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195326789
eISBN:
9780199870356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326789.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines how three cohorts of Czech men who have sex with men represent their experiences through narrative. One cohort, born in the 1930s and 1940s, lived through the show trials of the ... More


Focus on the Family: The Psychosocial Context of Gay Men Choosing Fatherhood

David deBoer

in The Story of Sexual Identity: Narrative Perspectives on the Gay and Lesbian Life Course

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195326789
eISBN:
9780199870356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326789.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter considers existing narrative accounts and family research, together with the author's own experience (socially located as a White, upper-middle class gay man) of adopting an infant girl ... More


Gay Male Identities, Desires, and Sexual Behaviors

Jeffrey T. Parsons and Christian Grov

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/9780199765218.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter reviews seminal research and theory regarding gay men’s identities, their desires, and their sexual behavior. First, it discusses the emergence of the gay identity and describes how ... More


Sexual Orientation and Violent Victimization: Hate Crimes and Intimate Partner Violence among Gay and Bisexual Males in the United States

Gregory M. Herek and Charles Sims

in Unequal Opportunity: Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301533
eISBN:
9780199863815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301533.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a review of the data regarding the prevalence and correlates of violent victimization among gay and bisexual men in the United States. It specifically focuses on the ... More


Prevalence of Primary Mental Health Morbidity and Suicide Symptoms among Gay and Bisexual Men

Susan D. Cochran and Vickie M. Mays

in Unequal Opportunity: Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301533
eISBN:
9780199863815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301533.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines the data regarding the prevalence of psychiatric disorders and suicide risk among gay and bisexual men in the United States. It begins by examining the methodological ... More


Postcards from the Edge: Narratives of Sex and Relationship Breakdown Among Gay Men

Damien Ridge and Rebecca Wright

in The Story of Sexual Identity: Narrative Perspectives on the Gay and Lesbian Life Course

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195326789
eISBN:
9780199870356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326789.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores some of the complex challenges that are part of the lives of gay men in the early 21st century. It considers two potential experiences in the gay male life course that remain ... More


Between Kansas and Oz: Drugs, Sex, and the Search for Gay Identity in the Fast Lane

Steven P. Kurtz

in The Story of Sexual Identity: Narrative Perspectives on the Gay and Lesbian Life Course

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195326789
eISBN:
9780199870356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326789.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter describes how gay men attempt to locate themselves in an environment in which change, spectacle, and the search for altered states of being are the main constants. It draws on extensive ... More


In the Beginning: American Boyhood and the Life Stories of Gay Men

Bertram J. Cohler

in The Story of Sexual Identity: Narrative Perspectives on the Gay and Lesbian Life Course

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195326789
eISBN:
9780199870356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326789.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses the impact of the American “boy code” from the boy books of the 19th century to the present time on the current representations of boyhood in the accounts of men ... More


Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Communities

Linda D. Garnets

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/9780195082319.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter evaluates in the American context communities intentionally fashioned by lesbians and gay men in their effort to build settings for themselves. In most cases, lesbians, gay men, and ... More


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