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Not straight, not white black gay men from the march on Washington to the AIDS crisis by Kevin J. Mumford

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • African American gay men,
  • Black Gay men,
  • Political activity

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementKevin J. Mumford
SeriesThe John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture, John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ76.27.A37 M86 2016
The Physical Object
Pagination259 pages
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27207374M
ISBN 101469626845
ISBN 109781469626840
LC Control Number2015031954
OCLC/WorldCa918986586

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  Not Straight, Not White is a landmark book that adds a different voice, approach, and substance to the field of black queer studies. A joy to read, this astonishing and refreshing book is sure to be read closely, lauded, and debated.—Marlon Ross, University of VirginiaPages:   “Representation is about power. If you’re mainly reading books about straight white boys and men, the message you receive is that straight white boys and men are — and should be — at the center of the universe.” Unfortunately, the story does not improve very much as children move on to high school.   I have to admit, I've not read a new book called "Not Gay: Sex Between Straight White Men," by Jane Ward, an associate professor of gender and sexuality studies at University of California Riverside. Get this from a library! Not gay: sex between straight white men. [Elizabeth Jane Ward] -- "A straight white girl can kiss a girl, like it, and still call herself straight--her boyfriend may even encourage her. But can straight white guys experience the same easy sexual fluidity, or would.

Not Gay thrusts deep into a world where straight guy-on-guy action is not a myth but a reality: there’s fraternity and military hazing rituals, where new recruits are made to grab each other’s penises and stick fingers up their fellow members’ anuses; online personal ads, where straight men seek other straight men to masturbate with; and. Get this from a library! Not straight, not white: black gay men from the march on Washington to the AIDS crisis. [Kevin J Mumford] -- This compelling book recounts the history of black gay men from the s to the s, tracing how the major movements of the times—from civil rights to black power to gay liberation to AIDS. A different look at heterosexuality in the twenty-first centuryA straight white girl can kiss a girl, like it, and still call herself straight—her boyfriend may even encourage her. But can straight white guys experience the same easy sexual fluidity, or would kissing a guy just mean that they are really gay? Not Gay thrusts deep into a world where straight guy-on-guy action is not a myth . Ward’s book Not Gay: Sex Between Straight White Men, published last month by NYU Press, got tons of pickup, including an enormously popular Science of Us interview. (Note: Ward’s focus on white men primarily serves to circumvent racist discussions of “DL culture” and to shine a light on behavior she feels white guys could get away with.