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By Erich W Steinman,Brett Genny Beemyn

discover the theoretical, political, mental, and cultural concerns surrounding male bisexuality!

Bisexuality within the Lives of guys is the 1st anthology to target males who love either women and men. The theoretical, clinical, and literary essays during this landmark quantity dispel the fictions that bisexual males are grasping, promiscuous, burdened, misleading, untrue, HIV-positive--the dominant photos of bisexual males in our tradition. no matter if portrayed as a coward who cannot rather pop out into complete gayness or a smooth-talking serial killer, the bisexual guy has been vilified in books and films. In scholarly stories, they can be neglected otherwise lumped including homosexual males.

It is now commonly said that human sexuality is extra advanced and various than the slender different types “gay” and “straight.” yet, whereas using the time period “bisexual” has develop into even more universal within the final decade, an figuring out of bisexuality itself lags some distance at the back of. a scarcity of study on how bisexuality is skilled, interpreted, and encoded in literature, movie, and different elements of pop culture signifies that stereotypes, stigma, and confusion are nonetheless widely used.

Bisexuality within the Lives of guys is a multidisciplinary exam of this ignored subject, bringing jointly services reflecting divergent techniques and fields to teach the complete bisexual guy. issues include:

  • a considerate evaluate and research of the general public overall healthiness examine at the position of bisexual males in HIV transmission
  • a research of the marital effects of a husband's bisexuality, together with who've stayed jointly
  • an research of the heartfelt discussions happening in an internet bi-male group
  • an empirical examine of the ways in which bi-negativity differs from homophobia
  • an essay bringing jointly queer concept and social constructionist rules to provide an explanation for why bisexual males are less noticeable than bisexual women

The conscientiously analytical but available essays during this quantity supply new details and views approximately male bisexuality. Bisexuality within the Lives of guys is a necessary source for an individual attracted to the theoretical, political, and cultural problems with male bisexuality.

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