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Of or relating to social relationships between members of the same sex.

ho′mo·so′ci·al′i·ty (-shē-ăl′ĭ-tē) n.


(Sociology) relating to or denoting same-sex social relationships. Compare heterosocial
homosociality n
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questions about where homosociality ends and homosexuality begins.
The topics include why Chesterton loved London, a singularly plural approach to the Chestertonian city, adverts and sacraments in his London; Arthur Machen, Childe Roland, homosociality, the romance of burglary, urban recreation in his detective fiction, his urban modernism, and distributism and the city.
In this racialized sexual terrain, heterosexuality and homosociality afforded no guaranteed protection for those accused of traversing racial boundaries.
Yet the homosociality the Church promoted seems to have been erected against sexuality in general.
to produce the uneasy relations between masculine homosociality and homosexuality that characterize military culture and, in some accounts, modernity" ("Introduction" xvii).
The Ecstasy of Gold: Love, Greed and Homosociality in the Dollars Trilogy.
Nate puts forward masculine values and an ethos that builds on physical and moral strength, honesty, homosociality and close friendships with your buddies--generally a successful male career and rationality.
The book also reflects how vulnerable groups such as children engage in sex work to support families, to pay for transgender operations as well as how straight-identified Muslim men engage in culturally stigmatized sex work practices to experience homosociality and sexual pleasure.
Lake identified powerful reactionary and misogynist currents in late-nineteenth century culture that rejected marital intimacy in favour of homosociality and individualised freedom.
17) On the other hand, however, given the infantile derivation of eroticism as such, to counterpose Schwarmerei and lesbian desire along these lines is to admit a developmental continuum of homosociality and sexuality along which no bright line between different modes of affection may be drawn.
Isolated and private individuality is only of so much use in making sense of Achilles Tatius' 2nd century CE romantic novel Leukippe and Kleitophon, and I will argue here that Leukippe and Kleitophon, far from being a tale in which one man (or two lovers) are pitched against the world, offers a strong model of group identity based on principles of male friendship and homosociality.