While the conflation of "duplicity," "degradation," and secrecy does not rule out the possibility that Jekyll's secret "pleasures" are something other than homosexual (for instance, related to drugs or nonhomosexual
sex), the "depravity" that Victorians were most used to filling in that blank with was homosexuality.
By contrast to the essays that are particularly satisfactory from a conceptual pont of view, one could point to DiegoTrerotola's very limited critical note on Lucia Puenzo's XXY, which stands for me as a paradigmatically queer film in its questioning of the imperative of an imposed binary sexuality, the horrific workings of homophobia, and specific representation of both nonheteronormatic and nonhomosexual
Beats are integral to the sexual web binding together both closeted and uncloseted homosexual men, as well as both homosexual men and homosexually active nonhomosexual
men, cutting across all ages, classes, and races.
Seth's erotic dynamic exemplifies Sedgwick's observation that, "male heterosexual entitlement"--exemplified by Eliot's heteronormative gaze in the novel and at this stage perhaps by Seth himself--"depends on a perfected but always friable self ignorance in men as to the significance of their desire for other men means that it is always open to women to know something that is much more dangerous for any nonhomosexual
identified man to know" (1990, 209-210).
9%) in the survey identified themselves as nonhomosexual
, with nearly all of these (84.
According to Blanchard and his few but loyal fans (among them Bailey), unpretty, late-changing, nonhomosexual
gender crossers (me, for instance) have internalized a female love object (that is, they are still men wanting to have sex, sex, sex with women) and confused it with themselves.
This article has provided new evidence that there are significant income disparities between otherwise similar homosexual and nonhomosexual
workers in the United States.
Traditional opinion holds that homosexual parents would tend to have the following effects upon their children: (1) provide a model, associates, and experiences that would make a child more apt to engage in homosexuality and therefore become homosexual, (2) increase the probability of various forms of childhood sexual victimization (from the parents and their associates), and (3) because the parents' worldview and behavioral standards are disturbed, the child would be more apt to be socially and psychologically disturbed than would children raised by nonhomosexual
In addition, the Minnesota population was predominantly nonhomosexual
in contrast to the California population.
Runaways, substance abuse, depression, anxiety, suicide attempts, and prostitution have been evidenced by this group in higher proportions than by nonhomosexual
youth (Jay & Young, 1979; Bell & Weinberg, 1978; Hetrick & Martin, 1987; Remafedi, 1987a).
Both the spread of cocaine use and the numbers of nonhomosexual
AIDS cases are growing rapidly, and these two phenomena of the 1980s are becoming increasingly intertwined.
When he questioned why a 44-year-old gay Catholic member of parliament died, linking the early death with AIDS-related factors, he was accused of being a "vicious bigot" and of spreading a lie that the life expectancy of sexually-active homosexuals is much lower than that of nonhomosexuals