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John. 1685--1732, English poet and dramatist; author of The Beggar's Opera (1728)
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Activists fear that gay men were left out of the show to "sanitize" it for sale to Middle America.
If gay men can't procreate and don't happen to have the wit and style of Noel Coward, they're pretty much useless as metaphors in Paglia's universe, and their defiance of nature leads to nothing.
The result of all his hard work is Kings in Their Castles (University of Wisconsin Press), which features a wide range of gay men in their New York City homes, from the guy next door to notable figures like Todd Oldham.
For Emory Etheridge--and thousands of other gay men who've become addicted to meth--the journey to recovery has been the toughest of battles.
There have always been gay men who refused to practice safer sex, but between the advent of AIDS and the late 1990s, barebacking--anal sex without a condom--was mostly practiced on the fringes of gay society.
For instance, his study fails to fully explore the ways in which lesbian and gay histories are marked by class differences, as well as by gendered distinctions among lesbians and gay men (along butch/femme or fairy/"normal"-man axes, for example), both of which are rigorously analyzed in several of the monographs he criticizes.
But they were dealing with AIDS at the time, and their criticisms were narrowly aimed at the specific problems, such as promiscuity, associated with AIDS among gay men.
Shouldn't I be glad that lesbians and gay men are getting any air time that isn't hate propaganda?
Many people believe, probably correctly, that the grossly idealized images so pervasive in [gay] culture are partly responsible for the skewed, compromised self-esteem that many gay men have," says Matthew Brooks, a Seattle therapist.
At that time, gay men and lesbians in uniform constituted a kind of secret society and generally protected each others' identities.
Chauncey maintains that the majority of gay men of all social classes began to understand themselves in terms of this new concept of sexual orientation after World War II.