`Not Gay, but Not Homophobic': Male Sexuality and Homophobia in the `Lifestyle'

@article{Frank2008NotGB,
  title={`Not Gay, but Not Homophobic': Male Sexuality and Homophobia in the `Lifestyle'},
  author={Katherine Frank},
  journal={Sexualities},
  year={2008},
  volume={11},
  pages={435 - 454}
}
  • K. Frank
  • Published 2008
  • Sociology
  • Sexualities
This article explores the relative lack of male same-sex activity in heterosexual `swinging', or `the lifestyle', especially compared to the ubiquity of female same-sex activity and eroticism. `Lifestyle sexuality' is conceptualized as a system of erotic relations and a cultural experience as a way of theorizing beyond identity and the binary oppositions of homo/hetero or straight/queer that often underlie discussions of sexual desire, practice, and homophobia (Ward, 2007). Desires, aesthetics… Expand
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