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May-June 2007

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Gay Life and Culture: A World History Edited by Robert Aldrich Universe, 384 pages, $49.95 THIRTY, even twenty, years ago, a book titled Gay Life and Culture: A…More

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Short reviews of Queer Youth in the Province of the “Severely Normal”, Talking to the Moon, and Mr. Ding’s Chicken Feet.

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THIS BOOK is a great idea and, sadly, rather a great disappointment. The subject – broadly speaking, the relationship between the spiritual and sexual aspirations of three key gay male writers of the last century has long warranted investigation. It is only lately, and in passing, that Forster’s engagement with Eastern society and religion has been considered in the context of his sexuality.

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Turn the Beat Around: The Secret History of Disco by Peter Shapiro Faber and Faber.  369 pages, $17. AN AUTHOR who promises the “secret” history of anything sets…More

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The Breeding Imperative First it was New York’s high court, and now Washington state’s has ruled against legalizing same-sex marriage using the old argument, in effect, that marriage is for making babies.

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Erzulie’s Skirt by Ana-Maurine Lara RedBone Press.  242 pages, $15. SET IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, beginning some time after the dictator Trujillo came to power in1930, this book…More

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THE COMING OUT STORY is the foundational myth of modern gay life. The term itself dates from outbursts of liberation activity in the late 1960’s and the militant slogan Out of the Closets and Into the Streets.

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In his latest book, Michael Lucey, who has already written about same-sex issues in Balzac and Gide, examines very carefully how three French citizens involved with same-sex desire-Colette, Gide, and Proust-took advantage of the newness and fluidity of the concept of homosexuality to advance his or her own unique viewpoint over competing ones.

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IN 1922, “one of the most terrible plays ever presented in New York,” as the Evening Telegram (Dec. 20, 1922) called it, shocked Broadway with its portrayal of a family that lives off prostitution, a father’s failed attempts at Jewish respectability and, most importantly, a riveting lesbian love scene.

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35 Cents by Matty Lee Suspect Thoughts Press.  205 pages, $16.95 IN THE WAKE of the recent scandal surrounding the popular yet fraudulent gay author JT LeRoy—not to…More

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