Queer Masculinities of Straight Men: A Typology

@inproceedings{Heasley2005QueerMO,
  title={Queer Masculinities of Straight Men: A Typology},
  author={Robert Heasley},
  year={2005}
}
  • Robert Heasley
  • Published 2005
  • Sociology
  • Many straight men experience and demonstrate “queer masculinity,” defined here as ways of being masculine outside hetero-normative constructions of masculinity that disrupt, or have the potential to disrupt, traditional images of the hegemonic heterosexual masculine. This article proposes language and a typology for such men: (1) straight sissy boys, (2) social justice straight-queers, (3) elective straight-queers, (4) committed straight-queers, and (5) males living in the shadow of masculinity… CONTINUE READING

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