Faeries and Bears and Leathermen, Oh My! Gay Men Rethinking, Reclaiming, and Reifying Masculinities

Faeries and Bears and Leathermen, Oh My! Gay Men Rethinking, Reclaiming, and Reifying Masculinities Sex Roles (2009) 61:144–145 DOI 10.1007/s11199-008-9575-3 BOOK REVIEW Faeries and Bears and Leathermen, Oh My! Gay Men Rethinking, Reclaiming, and Reifying Masculinities Faeries, Bears, and Leathermen: Men in Community Queering Masculinity. By Peter Hennen, Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 2008. 243 pp. $20.00 (paperback). ISBN-10: 0-226-32728-0 Kristen Schilt Published online: 31 January 2009 Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2008 The history of homosexuality is intimately tied to the history and race to Chapter Three where the ethnographic data of gender inversion (Chauncey 1994). The “mannish lesbian” continues. He has a keen eye for observation, but also and the “effeminate man”—stereotypes that still persist in the actively takes on the role of participant in each community, popular imagination—illustrate how same-gender desire is whether it is dressing in drag or engaging in a flogging assumed to be written on the body, and enacted in behaviors session. While the reflexive turn in ethnography peaked in andspeech ineasilyreadable ways. In Faeries, Bears, and the late 1990s, he reminds researchers to revisit the Leathermen: Men in Community Queering Masculinity,Peter important work of locating themselves within the text, and Hennen delves into how the assumed connection between within the data collection process. male homosexuality http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

Faeries and Bears and Leathermen, Oh My! Gay Men Rethinking, Reclaiming, and Reifying Masculinities

Sex Roles , Volume 61 (2) – Jan 31, 2009

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Springer US
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Copyright © 2008 by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
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Psychology; Gender Studies; Sociology, general; Medicine/Public Health, general
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0360-0025
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1573-2762
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10.1007/s11199-008-9575-3
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