The Families of Man: Gay Male Intimacy and Kinship in a Global Metropolis

  title={The Families of Man: Gay Male Intimacy and Kinship in a Global Metropolis},
  author={Judith Stacey},
  journal={Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society},
  pages={1911 - 1935}
  • J. Stacey
  • Published 1 March 2005
  • Education
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
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