(1) Whereas accounts of this cultural integration and transformation usually pertain to the relation of mainstream, typically liberal, Jewish communities to their queer members, there has been less attention to the ways queer Jews relate to nongay
, especially traditional or traditionalist, Jewish culture.
Here is a professed gay lecturing a nongay
, his wife, in order to make her, who has just discovered his sexuality and is seeking divorce, unlearn what gay means, but it is pure deception and hypocrisy.
(127) See, e.g., Evan Wolfson, Marriage Equality and Some Lessons for the Scary Work of Winning, 14 Law & Sexuality 135, 141 (2005) (arguing that losses in the fight for marriage equality create "the opportunity to enlist more support, build more coalitions, and make it possible for more candidates and nongay
opinion leaders to move toward fairness"); Douglas NeJaime, Winning Through Losing, 96 Iowa L.
Although the sample size was too small to draw strong conclusions, the intervention showed positive results in the key outcome measures (reductions in risky sexual behaviors and methamphetamine use) and was acceptable for both HIV positive and HIV negative men, for both gay and nongay
identified men and for African-Americans and non-Hispanic Whites.
men are men or boys infected with HIV during sex with women or girls.
Early studies of gay men who fathered children in heterosexual arrangements compared the sex role orientation of gay mid nongay
When working with the gay community, nongay
clinicians should have a basic understanding of gay and lesbian issues, especially the effects of stigma on bereaved individuals (Dworkin & Kaufer, 1995).
And while nongay
residents don't mind what gays do behind closed doors (er, tall trees?) many do take interest in the city's annual gay-pride events in August.
Missing from her discussion is any sustained analysis of how the gay males in her sample negotiated the exaggerated displays of heterosexuality by their nongay
colleagues or whether these displays were in fact directed at their gay or their heterosexual colleagues.
(26.) http://www.gaygames.com/en/federation/purpose.htm "The purpose of the Federation of Gay Games is to foster and augment self-respect of lesbians and gay men through out the world and to engender respect and understanding from the nongay
world, primarily through an organized international participatory athletic and cultural event held every four years, and commonly known as the Gay Games."
reject, as nongay
, this broader goal of joining activists who stand and
The Gay Games, which states its purpose as being "to foster and augment the self-respect of lesbians and gay men throughout the world and to engender respect and understanding from the nongay
world, primarily through an organized international participatory athletic and cultural event held every four years," (Federation, 2009, [paragraph] 1) has struggled to develop an inclusive policy concerning "male, female, transgender, and intersex" athletes (Federation, 2004, Background section, [paragraph] 1), Sykes (2006) discusses how officials from the Gay Games have faced ongoing protests and pressure from trans activists, and in turn, have made numerous changes to their gender policy since 1994.