Bisexuality in the Lives of Men: Facts and Fictions by Erich W Steinman,Brett Genny Beemyn

By Erich W Steinman,Brett Genny Beemyn

discover the theoretical, political, mental, and cultural matters surrounding male bisexuality!

Bisexuality within the Lives of guys is the 1st anthology to target males who love either women and men. The theoretical, medical, and literary essays during this landmark quantity dispel the fictions that bisexual males are grasping, promiscuous, pressured, misleading, untrue, HIV-positive--the dominant pictures of bisexual males in our tradition. no matter if portrayed as a coward who cannot really pop out into complete gayness or a smooth-talking serial killer, the bisexual guy has been vilified in books and flicks. In scholarly reviews, they can be neglected in any other case lumped including homosexual males.

It is now generally stated that human sexuality is extra advanced and numerous than the slim different types “gay” and “straight.” yet, whereas using the time period “bisexual” has develop into even more universal within the final decade, an figuring out of bisexuality itself lags a ways in the back of. a scarcity of analysis on how bisexuality is skilled, interpreted, and encoded in literature, movie, and different elements of pop culture signifies that stereotypes, stigma, and confusion are nonetheless frequent.

Bisexuality within the Lives of fellows is a multidisciplinary exam of this overlooked subject, bringing jointly services reflecting divergent techniques and fields to teach the full bisexual guy. issues include:

  • a considerate evaluation and research of the general public well-being learn at the function of bisexual males in HIV transmission
  • a research of the marital outcomes of a husband's bisexuality, together with who've stayed jointly
  • an research of the heartfelt discussions occurring in a web bi-male neighborhood
  • an empirical learn of the ways in which bi-negativity differs from homophobia
  • an essay bringing jointly queer thought and social constructionist principles to give an explanation for why bisexual males are less seen than bisexual women

The conscientiously analytical but obtainable essays during this quantity supply new details and views approximately male bisexuality. Bisexuality within the Lives of guys is a necessary source for someone drawn to the theoretical, political, and cultural problems with male bisexuality.

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