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By Edward Tejirian

discover the emotions of fellows towards different males with out the pigeonholing present in phrases like “gay” and “straight”!

Male to Male: Sexual Feeling around the limitations of identification begins with the facts that the majority stories on male sexuality have ignored--the same-sex emotions of guys whose identities are heterosexual. Of the greater than fifty males during this publication, virtually part have been conscious of a point of same-sex feeling. yet past possibilities, the first concentration of Male to Male is the exploration--through their very own words--of how those males skilled same-sex emotions, what those emotions intended to them, the fears surrounding them, and the implications of the collision among their heterosexual identities and their same-sex feelings.

In addition to comparative information on women's same-sex emotions, in addition to on what males say in regard to their emotions approximately ladies, Male to Male comprises fabric from in-depth case reviews. the 1st is on Clark, an African-American guy who moved into intercourse with males in felony. His tale indicates that the necessity to see homosexual males as female can be a cultural security opposed to the strong pull towards the male-to-male bond, and issues to the circulate to meet that bond while this protection is dropped. the second one is on Zack, a homosexual police officer. His tale explores the various dimensions and meanings of the male-to-male bond as those spread out in his personal lifestyles, whereas telling concerning the heterosexually pointed out males who “came out” to him approximately their very own same-sex emotions.

Male to Male may also help you discover:

  • same-sex emotions in heterosexual women and men
  • same-sex emotions within the army
  • criminal tradition and the “heterosexual position”
  • the terror of domination
  • the aesthetics of worry and tool
  • the dynamics of rape
  • compassionate relationships among heterosexual-identified males . . . and masses more!

Male to Male presents facts exhibiting that the id that truly counts--constituting the inner most resource from which men's sexual emotions for every different spring--is no longer in particular a homosexual or heterosexual identification. That resource is, particularly, a male id, and--beyond that--a human identity.

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