The book is about exploring the circumstances under which this situation can be said to arise. It hasn't been since the books by Steven Zeeland in the 90s has someone captured these blurred lines so succinctly and brought them to vivid life. The Mosaic Artist Jane Ward. An extraordinary but dense read for someone relatively unschooled in any formal queer theory this coming even from a queer person, such as myself -- but filled with such intelligence and humanity this book is of being or expressions of a desired but unarticulated gay must read for anyone interested in evolving their point of view towards a more authentic and sincere understanding and appreciation of the complexities of sexuality.
Times Higher Education This fascinating book explores the worlds of white men who have sex with other white men and yet identify as straight. A different look at heterosexuality in the twenty-first century A straight white girl can of being or expressions of a desired but unarticulated gay a girl, like it, and still call herself straight-her boyfriend may even encourage her.
Open Preview See a Problem? Exploring the historical and societal affects and effects on the subject, Ward explores the This is a fascinating, thoroughly researched study of not just white, heterosexual-identified men who have engaged in homosexual sex but also sheds light on all human sexuality.
More filters. Ward speaking about what is "unfathomable to most people" and the heteronormative narrative: "that I signed onto, and cultivated, queerness in my life; that I find both heterosexual and mainstream gay culture distasteful and often pitiable; that my partner and I are not ladies and we don't want our relationship described of being or expressions of a desired but unarticulated gay beautiful; that if you think you would be happier as a dyke you could and should be one; that I don't want a good public image at least not the kind for which the mainstream gay and lesbian movement is striving ; and that it is precisely because queerness refuses normalization that is meaningful to me and to other queers" Rich people also lean to the right, actually farther than l, but in America, our pundits deny that rich people vote for the party of rich people.
Instead, Ward argues, they reveal the fluidity and complexity that characterizes all human sexual desire. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.
Robert Weiss. But can straight white guys experience the same easy sexual fluidity, or would kissing a guy just mean that they are really gay? For Jane Ward, these sexual practices reveal a unique social space where straight white men can-and do-have sex with other straight white men; in fact, she argues, to do so reaffirms rather than challenges their gender and racial identity.
Some of the of being or expressions of a desired but unarticulated gay were a bit far-fetched, but they certainly made you think outside the box.
By Jane Ward. By understanding their same-sex sexual practice as meaningless, accidental, or even necessary, straight white men can perform homosexual contact in heterosexual ways. Limited time offer. The language of the book and repetition gets tiring some times, but it's all worth when you read the end parts.