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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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But, Loofbourow notes, there wasn't much risk because the powers that be generally do their bit to support "the suburban white boys whose future everyone protects." In this reading, Northam becomes just another Brett Kavanaugh, a practitioner of "toxic homosociality" with privileged peers.
(1) This tragic story of inappropriate curiosity, wife-testing, voyeurism and male homosociality was adapted in plots or subplots of several plays written in the Jacobean and Restoration periods, often however averting the tragic ending and adding comedic elements.
WMM triads thus emerge as a site for the potential creation of polyqueer homosociality.
Women disappear almost completely in Part II, and almost every scene involves some form of homosociality or homoeroticism.
Moreover, he ably uses Hamburg to reflect the greater German story, tracing the origins of the city's SA from Kaiserreich institutional inspirations (such as the army), through the trench experience, and ultimately into the beerhalls where the SA was born, weaving the thread of homosociality throughout.
With so many Hadjis along the walls, the reflection of homosociality became humorously critical, hideously poetic, and truthfully scary.
On the contrary, it becomes productive as a source of poetic inspiration and as "a model of female homosociality" (Feng, p.
The relationship between Venier's public image in "mainstream poetry" (117) compared with his "pornographic dialect production" (57) is also the subject of the fourth chapter, "Dialect and Homosociality from Manuscript to Print," which is focused in particular on the first anthology of Venetian dialect poetry, La caravana.
(8) As well, some popular Jewish works discuss the subject of male homosociality and homoeroticism in traditional Jewish settings.
While this observation seemingly accepts Orientalist fantasies about the homosexual availability of darkskinned men in the former colonies, it also emphasizes the homosociality of Arab culture that makes some male-male relationships possible.
By considering the cultural and historical milieu surrounding such works, these critics effectively re-historicize our understanding of nineteenth-century perspectives on heteronormative marriage, male homosociality, and lesbian desire.
She argues that, while Rowling does provide readers with "artfully crafted characters" who avoid being static, homogenous archetypes, the Potter texts nonetheless present "a conservative statement [...] on hegemonic masculinity, gender performance, and homosociality" (28).