homoerotism


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ho·mo·e·rot·i·cism

 (hō′mō-ĭ-rŏt′ĭ-sĭz′əm) also ho·mo·er·o·tism (-ĕr′ə-tĭz′əm)
n.
The quality of being homoerotic or being represented as homoerotic.

homoeroticism, homoerotism

1. the tendency to obtain sexual gratification from a member of the same sex.
2. homosexual activity. — homoerotic, adj.
See also: Homosexuality
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Nevertheless, contemporary Jewish writers discussed in this essay render the theme of homoerotism explicit and do not feel the need to conceal it with a normative heterosexual imagery.
In order to better understand the homosociality and homoerotism, I refer to the work of Sedgwick, Sharon Marcus, and Georges Bataille.
The four patients who had an obsession of being gay despite little or no homoerotism are presented in detail.