Friends, Lovers, and the Spaces in Between

Friends, Lovers, and the Spaces in Between Sex Roles (2008) 58:595–596 DOI 10.1007/s11199-007-9382-2 BOOK REVIEW Bisexual Women: Friendship and Social Organization. Edited by M. Paz Galupo, NY: Harrington Park Press, 2007. 146 pp. $40.00 (hardcover). ISBN-10: 1560237023 Dalal Alfares & Denise Goerisch & Amber Guthrie & Esther Rothblum Published online: 15 January 2008 Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2007 Bisexual Women: Friendship and Social Organization from narratives about the bisexual closet, polyamory, and focuses on two topics that have been relatively invisible. community to portrayals of the detrimental effects of There has been very little social science scholarship about heterosexism on same-sex friendships, to “playful” decon- bisexual women, even when compared to the sparse structions of sexual identities. Society, media, and acade- literature about lesbians. And there is little knowledge mia, in general, silence women, especially women of color about friendship compared to the enormous literature about and sexual minority women. By including bisexual wom- sexual relationships. Furthermore, bisexuality is hard to en’s own personal experiences with friendships, the book define—many women who are not exclusively heterosexual strengthens the arguments made in the research-focused or lesbian prefer to avoid labels (Rust 1995). There is also a chapters. stereotype that bisexual women are focused on sex Sex Roles Springer Journals

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