In Caprice, Firbank also specifically plays with the nonerotic
cross-sex attraction of queer characters through engaging the cross-dressing traditions of the British theater.
There is something deeply sober and nonerotic
about Socrates, and this is precisely what Alcibiades finds so bewildering; so much so that he finds himself in the paradoxical situation of being at once enslaved and snake-bitten, while experiencing Socrates' every refusal as an abandonment or unacceptable rejection (216d6-9).
It has been suggested that counselors who treat clients differently purely on the basis of gender are at risk for blurring the lines between erotic and nonerotic
touch (Alyn, 1988).
kinds of erotic and nonerotic
intimacy--same-sex, cross-class, and
This phenomenological study explored both faculty and student curricular experiences of nonerotic
touch in counseling.
permission to publish stories as long as they were nonerotic
and not for
Never was nudity so nonerotic
as this highly disciplined, superbly choreographed troupe has made it.
They employ a grab bag of spiritual and psychological techniques: constant prayer, in which Christ is asked to "restore us at deep levels of shame and brokenness"; forging platonic friendships that will meet the need for same-sex love in nonerotic
ways; and modeling "masculinity.
Psychodynamic/analytic therapists endorse fewer nonerotic
behaviors as ethical than therapists of other theoretical orientations (Borys & Pope, 1989).
Critics had argued that Internet filters can mistakenly categorize informational, nonerotic
Web sites as porn, making information on breast cancer and coming-out resources for gay people unavailable to library Net surfers.
3) In fact, in order to bolster clinicians' virtue, some have felt compelled to adduce spirituality and love (in nonsectarian and nonerotic
varieties) as paradigms for medical care.
In Between Men, she assumes that "homosocial," a word used to describe nonsexual or nonerotic
bonding between persons of the same sex, is sharply contrasted to "homosexual," a word usually used to describe same-sex genital activity.