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Opposite Sex: Gay Men on Lesbians, Lesbians on Gay Men

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The past decade has seen an extraordinary outpouring of research, writing, and talk about lesbian and gay sexuality, triggered in part by the confluence of the AIDS epidemic, the feminist sex wars, and the development of queer studies. Yet many lesbian and gay writers and readers have been frustrated by recurring gaps and absences in the queer studies approach to sexuality ...more
Paperback, 284 pages
Published April 1st 1998 by New York University Press
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Sandy
Feb 09, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: queer, non-fiction
This thought-provoking book pushed me in a lot of ways. It took me out of my comfort zone and into worlds that challenged me. The essays in this were very personal and physical accounts of dealing with gender and sexuality, especially their inversion and conversion. It really made me ponder the nature of attraction and gender identity.

NOTE: There is a lot of frank language and discussion in this book. I wasn't offended or scandalized but if you are easily so, this is probably not the book for y
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Sara Miles is the founder and director of The Food Pantry, and serves as Director of Ministry at St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church in San Francisco. Her other books include "Take This Bread: A Radical Conversion," and her writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, the New Yorker, Salon, and on National Public Radio.
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