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Men Who Beat the Men Who Love Them: Battered Gay Men and Domestic Violence

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Domestic violence in gay male relationships is the third largest health problem for gay men in America today. Men Who Beat the Men Who Love Them breaks the silence surrounding gay male domestic violence and exposes this hidden yet prevalent and destructive problem. The authors paint a vivid picture of gay men's domestic violence, bringing its brutality to life by including ...more
ebook, 326 pages
Published December 2nd 2013 by Routledge (first published October 7th 1991)
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Kate Lowell
Jun 08, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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It's kind of a 3.75. The book was written in 1991, in a very different cultural environment than we have now.

Pros of the book is that it sets out very clearly what is and isn't abuse, something which hasn't changed in all the years that abuse has existed. It's very readable, doesn't overwhelm you with statistics, and has made use of what research existed at the time, with some extrapolation from research on battered women. The real-life episodes from the battered man were well-chosen
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