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The Secret Lives of Married Men: Interviews With Gay Men Who Played it Straight

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Why would a man, aware of his attraction to other men, choose to marry a woman and live as a heterosexual? We can understand men from the pre-Stonewall generation deciding to live in accordance with mores of an earlier time, though in today's world, where many gay men live openly and honestly, this choice seems needless. But as author David Leddick points out, our understa

Paperback, 270 pages
Published October 1st 2003 by Alyson Books
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Mar 09, 2008 Christy rated it liked it
This one was divided up by generation, showing that older men were more likely to "stay in the closet" and remain with their wives and younger men were less likely to embark into marriage in the first place, feeling less need to conceal their sexual orientation to the world around them. While the general trends were interesting, the individual stories got old after a while. There were just too many here.
Dec 13, 2008 Bridget rated it it was ok
Poor writing. Interesting topic, enjoyed reading the short stories. Piss poor writing though. Tries to use words that he doesn't know the meaning of, jumbles his sentences in an attempt to be eloquent.
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Jul 11, 2014 Sarah Key rated it it was ok
Shelves: 2010
Interesting, nonetheless.
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David Leddick is the author of several novels as well as several highly-regarded art photography books. His novels include "My Worst Date," "Never Eat In," "The Sex Squad," "The Handsomest Man in the World," and his art compilations include "The Male Nude", "Secrets of the Chorus" which was mounted in a concert production in 2003 and is at work on two other musicals. Leddick was formerly worldwide ...more
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