Encyclopedia of Homosexuality: A-L
Wayne R. Dynes, Warren Johansson, William A. Percy, Stephen Donaldson
Garland Pub., 1990 - 1484 pagini
Summarizes, interrelates, and synthesizes recent scholarship on male and female homosexuality and bisexuality, and, reaching beyond questions of physical sexuality, examines the effects of homophilia and homophobia on literature, art, religion, science, law, philosophy, society, and history. Some 770 articles provide interdisciplinary, transhistorical, and cross-cultural analyses, with the main focus on individuals--of whatever sexual orientation--who have influenced responses to homosexual behavior. Comprehensively indexed and thoroughly cross-referenced. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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In Western society a distinction is made between homosexual acts and
homosexuality . Since exclusive erotic interest in the same or opposite sex
prevails only for a minority of people , committing homosexual acts apparently
does not always ...
Even before the end of antiquity , Western Christian controversialists , using a
charge pagans had once leveled against them , had accused members of
dissident sects of engaging in unmentionable orgies " for the sake of pleasure .
Formerly most public bodies in western countries were organized along
homosocial lines ( law , politics , industry ) . Thirdly , personal relations can be
homosocial , as in friendships , circles , or cliques . Female Homosociality . The
second and ...
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