The Changing Dynamics of Bisexual Men's Lives : Social Research Perspectives PDF
Part of the Focus on Sexuality Research series
This important book provides unique new knowledge on thelived experience of openly bisexual men without medicalizing or pathologizingthem. Presenting research from sexology, sociology, and psychology, it featuresextensive findings on the sexual, social, romantic, and emotional behaviors ofthe 90 men interviewed in the U.S. and U.K. Issues and challenges are examinedin such areas as identity and self-concept, along with the burden of socialerasure and the paradox of stigma from both the gay and straight communities. However, the research reveals evidence of a recent cultural transition towardacceptance of bisexual identity and behavior, with younger bisexual menexperiencing better social lives and increased recognition of the legitimacy ofbisexuality.
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Bringing clarity and focus beyond the gender binaryâ€”andcompelling insights into why society and science have trouble shedding thatparadigmâ€”The Changing Dynamics ofBisexual Menâ€™s Lives will interest sexuality scholars, sexologists, andsocial scientists studying the social aspects of sexuality.
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