‘Party and Play’: Online hook-up devices and the emergence of PNP practices among gay men

  title={‘Party and Play’: Online hook-up devices and the emergence of PNP practices among gay men},
  author={Kane Race},
  pages={253 - 275}
  • K. Race
  • Published 1 March 2015
  • Psychology
  • Sexualities
This article situates online hook-up devices as an emergent infrastructure of the sexual encounter that has become popular among homosexually attracted men in urban centres. A focus on intimate infrastructures does two things. It draws attention to the material technologies, objects and environments that facilitate erotic encounters, casting these devices as active elements in the shaping of sexual practices. And it references how the different kinds of erotic attachments that people come to… 

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