Harmony, Dissonance, and the Gay Community: A Dialogical Approach to Same-Sex Desiring Men's Sexual Identity Development

@inproceedings{Davis2015HarmonyDA,
  title={Harmony, Dissonance, and the Gay Community: A Dialogical Approach to Same-Sex Desiring Men's Sexual Identity Development},
  author={Brian Richard Davis},
  year={2015}
}
This study explores implications of adapting Hermans’ (2001) dialogical model of self as multiply voiced to Cohler and Hammack’s (2007) theoretical approach to sexual identity as a dynamic relationship between sexual desires, behaviors and broadly shared cultural discourses. I used the Listening Guide as a novel way of investigating the interrelationships of individual I and social We sexual self voices in tandem with 2 cultural discourses of Struggle and Success (“coming out” as gay) and… CONTINUE READING