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Dry Bones Breathe: Gay Men Creating Post-AIDS Identities and Cultures breaks new ground in offering an original and insightful interpretation of gay men's shifting experience of the AIDS epidemic. From Dry Bones Breathe, you'll gain a deeper understanding of current community debates focused on circuit parties, unprotected sex, and gay men's sexual cultures, and you will ...more
Paperback, 372 pages
Published April 15th 1998 by Routledge (first published January 1st 1981)
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Shelves: non-fiction, lgbtq
English/ Español

First English because it's written in that language. In this book, Eric Roses tries to make an analysis of mainly male gay culture and how it changed after the HIV/AIDS crisis in the 80's and first half of the 90's.

In reality the author focus more on the AIDS organizations, but yeah. Here he reviews how gay men had to change their behaviours constantly, how the meanings of everyday life changed and how some cultural aspects came to modify the so called gay community, while
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This is a somewhat weird book because its written at the emergence of "post-AIDS" as an idea although it also is sort of washy on "what Eric Rofes thinks is important about this dialog" and instead hops around a lot on "what is sort of happening" with a lot of Eric Rofes personal sex history presented as a case in point?
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Eric Rofes was an author, educator, and social justice activist who worked on a wide range of political issues including: equitable access to public education; gay men's health; marriage equality; sexual freedom; racial, economic and environmental justice.

During his lifetime of activism, Eric Rofes founded the Boston Lesbian & Gay Political Alliance, served as the Executive Director of the Los
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