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.
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.
(Given those popular impressions of enthusiastic Christianity discussed before, the nineteenth-century reader might well imagine that Methodism has exposed her to this kind of homoerotic enthusiasm.) 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).
This finding might be attributed, in part, to the fact that the majority of MSW (62.9%) in the survey identified themselves as nonhomosexual
, with nearly all of these (84.4%) reporting that they did not engage in receptive anal intercourse, the practice associated with the highest risk for HIV infection (5).
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.
In addition, the Minnesota population was predominantly nonhomosexual
in contrast to the California population.
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
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
. This has all been part of the lead-up into a campaign in Scotland to legalise same-sex marriage, of which Archbishop Tartaglia is at the forefront, leading the opposition.
The (anal) penetration model of male homosexuality, easily understood by nonhomosexuals
, usually implies that there is a penetrator, not unlike the male heterosexual, and a penetratee, not unlike the female heterosexual.