The Joy of Gay Sex
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For a new century and a new generation of readers comes a fully revised and expanded edition of a classic guide to gay sex, love, and life.

Invaluable as a sex guide, a resource on building self-esteem, and a trusted aid for coming out of the closet, The Joy of Gay Sex covers the ins and outs of gay life alphabetically from "anus" to "wrestling." Noted psychologist Dr. Char...more
ebook, 352 pages
Published March 17th 2009 by HarperCollins e-books (first published 1977)
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LARRY
It's not just a sex manual/dictionary/reference. (Of course, who needs a sex manual?) There are interesting tidbits of gay sex throughout history.
REDD
MUST HAVE BOOK for ALL GAY MEN
Mark Glidden
Highly informative, very accurate, detailed guide to the (incredibly wonderful) joy of gay sex.
Anna Bueller
It would've been better if it was written by Chaim Potok
Elaine White
I got this as a handy reference guide for my MM romances. Some things read quite dated, but others are very handy and useful when trying to deal with the emotional and physical aspects of a gay relationship. Very informative and a wealth of information vital to my character development.
Heather
Apr 04, 2010 Heather added it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: unsure queers--but do read an updated version
Recommended to Heather by: It was on Mike Ryan's shelf.
Another book I read because it was on my roommate's shelf. My roomie Mike came out that year and shortly thereafter this book appeared on his shelf. I read all his other books (Faulkner, Philip K. Dick, what have you), so I read this one too. I'm not going to rate it because I'm so far out of the target audience.
Tattered Cover Book Store
This book is on the bibliography of books challenged, restricted, removed or banned in 2007-2008 put out by Robert P. Doyle and the American Library Association. More info at http://www.ila.org/pdf/2008banned.pdf
Kyle
Mar 12, 2009 Kyle rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: gay men who want to have better sex. duh.
A surprisingly frank, direct, and helpful book. The mechanics and how-to's of gay sex are not generally offered by mainstream culture, but this book is dead on.
Keita Ito
Every gay man should have this in their collection... Wealth of information from stds, bear code, and much more.
Andrew Wittenmyer
Phenomenal! Everything one needs to know about anything (and everything) related to gay sex.
River fields
haha this book told me nothing i didnt already know. pics in it not even spank worthy.
Kyle
This would have been useful in eighth or ninth grade. Not so useful as an adult.
Lauraadriana
Very informative. Well written. The illustrations were also very educational.
Brett Anspach
I read this book shortly after coming out. A must read for every gay man!!
David Cerda
I think it may have changed since I read it...
Soulsolfelis
It was informative and a good read.
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