The Culture of Desire

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  • Paperback
  • 256 pages
  • The Culture of Desire
  • Frank Browning
  • English
  • 26 March 2017
  • 0679750304

About the Author: Frank Browning

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The Culture of Desire Is there such a thing as an American gay culture a set of styles, values, and behaviors that arises not from ethnicity or religion but from sexual orientation How is that culture transmitted And how is it likely to survive the depradations of homophobia and AIDS These questions are explored by Browning, a reporter for NPR. New Read The Culture of Desire By Frank Browning For Kindle ePUB or eBook – johndore.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “The Culture of Desire

  1. Carlos says:

    This book was absolutely amazing and a must read for any LGBT person who came of age after the beginning of the AIDS epidemic Browning takes a frank and direct look at what many people see as the gay culture, despite his own objections to that term In this pursuit Browning takes a look at the LGBT generation that came of age after the beginning of the AIDS epidemic and how they have returned vivacity to the decimated LGBT movement and the way in which their demands forthan passive accept This book was absolutely amazing and a must read for any LGBT person who came of age after the beginning of the AIDS epidemic Browning takes a frank ...

  2. James says:

    This is a fascinating history of gay culture in the last half of the twentieth century The author claims it is an inquiry into the faiths, practices, structure, and meanings of gay life in America Like Edmund White s 1980 States of Desire Travels in Gay America, Browning s The Culture of Desire is a personal survey about gay men, not a survey approach with footnote s and index A former NPR reporter, Browning attempts to discover whether or not a gay culture exists in today s America The l This is a fascinating history of gay culture in the last half of the twentieth century The author claims it is an inquiry into the faiths, practices, structure, and meanings of gay life in America Like Edmund White s 1980 States of Desire Travels in Gay America, Browning s The Culture of Desire is a personal survey about gay men, not a survey approach with footnote s and index A former NPR reporter, Browning attempts to discover whether or not a gay culture exists in today s America The linkage he makes between his data and his thesis is extremely tenuous, however, and many readers may remain unconvinced by his contention that gay culture is distinguished from other cultura...

  3. Terry says:

    Interesting but dated Written in 1993, it s a snapshot of gay culture in that time, when the AIDS crisis was in full flow The theme of the book is the construction of a gay culture both by exclusion from the mainstream culture and by conscious and subconscious efforts of gays and lesbians The author, who of course is gay, does this through the stories of a dozen or so gay men he met ...

  4. MissBecka says:

    Not nearly as exciting or interesting as it looks

  5. Brent says:

    Re read this again and still enjoyed it.