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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


The Classless Penis

Gul Ozyegin

in New Desires, New Selves: Sex, Love, and Piety among Turkish Youth

Published in print:
1937
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762349
eISBN:
9780814762356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762349.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Cem, Can, and Devrim are three professionally successful, upwardly mobile gay men in their early thirties living in Istanbul. Their interview explores themes of "coming out," family connectedness, ... 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


Finding Home in Gaysian America: Constructing Gay Asian Male Identities

C. Winter Han

in Geisha of a Different Kind: Race and Sexuality in Gaysian America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479831951
eISBN:
9781479824700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479831951.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter discusses the ways in which gay Asian American men construct social identities within the larger confines of race and sexuality, paying attention to how they construct these identities ... More


Capitalism, LGBT Activism, and Queer Autonomy in Thailand

Peter A. Jackson

in Queer Bangkok: 21st Century Markets, Media, and Rights

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083046
eISBN:
9789882207325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083046.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Queer Bangkok has been much more influenced by, and become a source of influences for, gay Asia than the gay West. This chapter argues that at the same time that capitalism provides avenues of ... More


From “Gay Is Good” to “Unapologetically Gay”: Pride Beginnings

Katherine McFarland Bruce

in Pride Parades: How a Parade Changed the World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479803613
eISBN:
9781479817788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479803613.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Building on ideas introduced in the introduction, the author delves deeper into the history of Pride in Chapter One. Exploring the first Pride parades in major cities across the United States, the ... More


Conclusion: The Struggle of Identity Politics

Daniel Hurewitz

in Bohemian Los Angeles: and the Making of Modern Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249257
eISBN:
9780520941694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249257.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Harry Hay and Julian Eltinge framed a moment of transition in the American life. Similar in many ways, particularly in their predilection for sexual activity with men, neither man let this fact ... More


Beyond Queer Vs. LGBT: Discursive Community and Marriage Mobilization in Massachusetts

Jeffrey Kosbie

in The Marrying Kind?: Debating Same-Sex Marriage within the Lesbian and Gay Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681716
eISBN:
9781452948720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681716.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Jeffrey Kosbie examines the ways in which the meaning of marriage is constructed by Mass Equality, the social movement organization behind the campaign to protect marriage equality in Massachusetts. ... More


Mauvais Genres: Transgender and Gay Identity

Nick Rees-Roberts

in French Queer Cinema

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634187
eISBN:
9780748651160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634187.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the argument that transgender articulates uncertainty as to the categories of gender and sexual identities. It analyses mainstream and independent queer community-based ... More


“I Have a Very Good Relationship with Allah”: Pakistani Gay Men and Transnational Belonging

Ahmed Afzal

in Lone Star Muslims: Transnational Lives and the South Asian Experience in Texas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479855346
eISBN:
9781479851638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855346.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter studies Muslim American gay men of Pakistani descent to illustrate the heterogeneity of the Pakistani population in Houston along the axis of sexuality. Though stigmatized, criminalized, ... More


Marital Discord: Understanding the Contested Place of Marriage in the Lesbian and Gay Movement

Mary Bernstein and Verta Taylor

in The Marrying Kind?: Debating Same-Sex Marriage within the Lesbian and Gay Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681716
eISBN:
9781452948720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681716.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Introduces the volume by setting the chapters squarely in the context of the debate within the movement over the desirability of marriage. Mary Bernstein and Verta Taylor survey the history of ... More


Coming out of The Box, Marching as Dykes

Chao Shi-Yan

in The New Chinese Documentary Film Movement: For the Public Record

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028528
eISBN:
9789882207202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028528.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on two independent documentaries made by women: The Box (2001) and Dyke March (2004). It examines social identities ... More


Introduction: Gay Parenthood in Context

Abbie E. Goldberg

in Gay Dads: Transitions to Adoptive Fatherhood

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732236
eISBN:
9780814708293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732236.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book explores the perspectives of gay men who became parents through adoption, with particular emphasis on how they experience and perceive the transition to adoptive parenthood. Using data ... More


What’s the Matter with Newark?: Race, Class, Marriage Politics, and the Limits of Queer Liberalism

Arlene Stein

in The Marrying Kind?: Debating Same-Sex Marriage within the Lesbian and Gay Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681716
eISBN:
9781452948720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681716.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Arlene Stein compares two cities—Newark, New Jersey, a low income predominantly Black and Latino/a city, and Maplewood, New Jersey, an ethnically diverse middle-class suburb. She argues that poor ... More


Identities

Perry N. Halkitis

in Out in Time: The Public Lives of Gay Men from Stonewall to the Queer Generation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190686604
eISBN:
9780190942151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190686604.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Gay men hold multiple identities, which define who they are and which shape their experiences of coming out. The chapter introduces the fifteen men of varying ages, races, ethnicities, and places of ... More


The Gay New Yorker: The Morphing Sexuality

in Hyperscapes in the Poetry of Frank O'Hara: Difference, Homosexuality, Topography

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239949
eISBN:
9781846313301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239949.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter introduces the concept of a non-essentialist gay identity and a ‘morphing’ sexuality. It suggests that Frank O'Hara is a non-essentialist gay poet whose work presents a ‘morphing’ ... More


Yes on Proposition 8: The Conservative Opposition to Same-Sex Marriage

Katie Oliviero

in The Marrying Kind?: Debating Same-Sex Marriage within the Lesbian and Gay Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681716
eISBN:
9781452948720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681716.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Katie Oliviero analyzes the campaign by the Protect Marriage Coalition for Proposition 8 in California. She argues that the opponents of same-sex marriage share with supporters the insistence that ... More


Introduction: Pride

Perry N. Halkitis

in Out in Time: The Public Lives of Gay Men from Stonewall to the Queer Generation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190686604
eISBN:
9780190942151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190686604.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The Stonewall Riots of 1969 set the foundation for the civil rights movement of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) population in the United States. Despite policies and laws, ... More


What Happens When You Get What You Want?: The Relationship between Organizational Identity and Goals in the Movement for Same-Sex Marriage

Kristine A. Olsen

in The Marrying Kind?: Debating Same-Sex Marriage within the Lesbian and Gay Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681716
eISBN:
9781452948720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681716.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Kristine A. Olsen examines why Connecticut’s highly successful marriage equality organization, Love Makes a Family (LMF), decided to close its doors after the 2008 Kerrigan v. Commission of Public ... More


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