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Going Steady: Permissiveness, Petting, and Premarital Sex in the 1950s

Amanda H. Littauer

in Bad Girls: Young Women, Sex, and Rebellion before the Sixties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623788
eISBN:
9781469625195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623788.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter focuses on a selection of teen couples in the 1950s, who were “going steady” and experimented in intense and intimate sexual acts, including premarital intercourse. Going steady—a ... More


Sexual Culture, Structure, and Change: A Transnational Framework for Studies of Latino/a Migration and HIV

Héctor Carrillo

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/9780199764303.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter discusses current depictions in the behavioral science literature of the relationship between Latino/a migrants’ sexual cultures and HIV risk, and analyzes conceptual limitations that ... More


What Are We Waiting For?

Amanda H. Littauer

in Bad Girls: Young Women, Sex, and Rebellion before the Sixties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623788
eISBN:
9781469625195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623788.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This introductory chapter traces the rise of sexual autonomy among young American women. Beginning in the late nineteenth century, urbanization presented opportunities for many young women to pursue ... More


B-Girls: Soliciting Drinks and Negotiating Sex in Mid-Century Bars

Amanda H. Littauer

in Bad Girls: Young Women, Sex, and Rebellion before the Sixties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623788
eISBN:
9781469625195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623788.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter explores the history of the “B-girls”—young women employed by bars or nightclubs to act as a companion to male customers and to induce them to buy drinks, and usually paid a percentage ... 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


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


Religion and the Politics of Sexuality

Stephen Ellingson, Martha Van Haitsma, Edward O. Laumann, and Nelson Tebbe (eds)

in The Sexual Organization of the City

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470313
eISBN:
9780226470337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470337.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explains how congregations' leaders devise policies and practices to address the sexuality issues facing members and how they attempt to channel sexual identities, sexual behaviors, and ... More


Conclusion: #MeFirst: Undemocratic Hedonism

Joseph J. Fischel

in Screw Consent: A Better Politics of Sexual Justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520295407
eISBN:
9780520968172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295407.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In the conclusion, I propose that thinking with autonomy and access, while thinking against consent, might reframe some of the central ethical and political questions #MeToo raises. For while some ... More


Conclusion: Funk Studies—The B-Side

L. H. Stallings

in Funk the Erotic: Transaesthetics and Black Sexual Cultures

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039591
eISBN:
9780252097683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039591.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This concluding chapter focuses on Herukhuti's explanation of why he founded the Black Funk Center. His states that black people can and do create revolutionary sexual cultures that can become the ... More


Funk the Erotic: Transaesthetics and Black Sexual Cultures

L. H. Stallings

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039591
eISBN:
9780252097683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039591.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Funk, this book exclaims, is a multisensory and multidimensional philosophy used in conjunction with the erotic, eroticism, and black erotica. It is the affect that shapes film, performance, sound, ... More


From the Freaks of Freaknik to the Freaks of Magic City: Black Women, Androgyny, Dance, and Profane Sites of Memory

L. H. Stallings

in Funk the Erotic: Transaesthetics and Black Sexual Cultures

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039591
eISBN:
9780252097683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039591.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter argues that funk produces mythologies about the body, labor, leisure, and pleasure, and that these occur in music as well as in black fiction, art, and performance centered on the ... More


Battles over the Gay past: De-generation and the Queerness of Memory

Christopher Castiglia and Christopher Reed

in If Memory Serves: Gay Men, AIDS, and the Promise of the Queer Past

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676101
eISBN:
9781452947624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676101.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines two contradicting perspectives of two gay men from different generations regarding gay sexual culture during the 1960s to 1970s. The first one argues that during the peak of gay ... More


Class and Gender Differences in Thai Gay Culture: Uncle Go’s Diverse Responses to His Gay Correspondents

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/9789888083268.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter details differences in the forms of sexual culture between groups of middle class and working class. Systematic differences in Uncle Go’s advice to different gay correspondents are ... More


Temple Drake’s Rape and the Myth of the Willing Victim

Caroline Garnier

in Faulkner's Sexualities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604735604
eISBN:
9781621033318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604735604.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines representations of sexuality in William Faulkner’s 1931 novel Sanctuary, focusing on the patriarchal context in which sexual subjects are constructed in Faulkner’s culture and ... 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


Marvelous Stank Matter: The End of Monogamy, the Marriage Crisis, and Ethical Slutting

L. H. Stallings

in Funk the Erotic: Transaesthetics and Black Sexual Cultures

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039591
eISBN:
9780252097683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039591.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter reviews the importance of sacred subjectivity to various black sexual cultures. In its proposal of nonmonogamy as an alternative practice for funk's genealogy of affection, ... More


The Making of Victorian Sexuality

Michael Mason

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122470
eISBN:
9780191671425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122470.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

At a time when AIDS, abortion, and sexual abuse have become favourite topics of media and academic debate, it is no surprise that the Victorians, with their strong associations with prudery and ... More


The Trouble with Trousers: Gossip, Kastom, and Sexual Culture in Vanuatu

Maggie Cummings

in Making Sense of AIDS: Culture, Sexuality, and Power in Melanesia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831936
eISBN:
9780824869229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831936.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter argues that, in Vanuatu, the “particular terror” elicited by the AIDS epidemic is that social change, especially as informed by foreign influence and “modernization,” threatens to erode ... More


How Places Make Us: Novel LBQ Identities in Four Small Cities

Japonica Brown-Saracino

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226361116
eISBN:
9780226361390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226361390.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Drawing on an ethnography of lesbian, bisexual, and queer (LBQ) residents in Ithaca, New York; San Luis Obispo, California; Greenfield, Massachusetts; and Portland, Maine; How Places Make Us shows ... More


If Memory Serves: Gay Men, AIDS, and the Promise of the Queer Past

Christopher Castiglia and Christopher Reed

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676101
eISBN:
9781452947624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676101.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The AIDS epidemic soured the memory of the sexual revolution and gay liberation of the 1970s, and prominent politicians, commentators, and academics instructed gay men to forget the sexual cultures ... More


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