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differences (2023) 34 (1): 119–125.
Published: 01 May 2023
... identification with male heterosexual identity could be read in terms of hypermasculinity, as described by D. A. Miller or David Halperin on the occasion of the gay gym body. The excess of madness would present itself as an exaggerated bodily form through which the claim to masculinity is simultaneously raised...
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differences (2023) 34 (1): 27–34.
Published: 01 May 2023
... impulses to appropriate and to identify with the object of desire,” meaning that “from within their nearly mad identification with [a male heterosexual identity], [ gay men ] never cease to feel the appeal of its being violated ” (15). Steven Bruhm puts not too fine a point on it: “we might want...
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differences (1996) 8 (1): 132–151.
Published: 01 April 1996
..., and Pinero's "Paper Toilet" and Short Eyes, represents a similar anxiety over Puerto Rican national or ethnic identity understood as a male heterosexual identity. And one could further suggest, as I do, that the inability of Puerto Rican men to accede to the privileges of masculinity in the United States...
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differences (1991) 3 (2): 112–134.
Published: 01 July 1991
... of lesbians and gay men as a d i f f e r e nee s: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 3.2 (1991) d fferences 113 polyvalent basis for a range of antagonistic identities and politically vital counter-cultures. Instead of rote applications of theoretical positions in lesbian discourse to gay male situations...
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differences (1990) 2 (1): 67–87.
Published: 01 April 1990
... and fidelity of erotic relationships, qualities that could be and were present in both heterosexual and homosexual relationships in the ancient world. Long-lasting homosexual unions and even official marriages were known in Greece and Rome, and Christian ceremonies of union for males closely resembling...
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differences (1992) 4 (3): 133–175.
Published: 01 November 1992
... of the moralizing discourse of heterosexual, masculine desire. The inquiry was signed by fifteen male members of the group; women and gay men associated with surrealism were absent from the proceedings. It is possible that Rene Crevel, the only openly gay member of the group, was intentionally excluded. Andre...
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differences (2012) 23 (1): 101–130.
Published: 01 May 2012
... to identify a biological etiology of homosexuality reinforce stereotypes, assume a categorical difference between homosexuality and heterosexuality, implicitly or explicitly dismiss lesbians and bisexuals, conflate gender identity...
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differences (1992) 4 (1): 172–204.
Published: 01 April 1992
.... - people whose "novelty" lies precisely in the ways in which their (our) identities fracture the humanlbiological/heterosexual imperatives. It is this position of the Terminator in the movie that rewrites both the maternal and paternal, the positions of both Sarah and Reese. If she is a photograph at fITst...
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differences (1991) 3 (2): 75–100.
Published: 01 July 1991
... contrast, a Mexican man's masculine gender and heterosexual identity are not threatened by a homosexual act as long as he plays the inserter's role. Only the male who plays the passive sexual role and exhibits feminine gender characteristics is considered to be truly homosexual and is, therefore...
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differences (2003) 14 (3): 4–33.
Published: 01 December 2003
... York: Gender, Urban Culture,and the Making of the Gay Male World, 1890-1940 . New York: Basic, 1994 . Cherry, Deborah. Painting Women: Victorian Women Artists . London: Routledge, 1993 . Crane, Diana. Fashion and Its Social Agendas: Class,Gender, and Identity in Clothing . Chicago: u...
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differences (1996) 8 (1): 94–131.
Published: 01 April 1996
..." and the "pale" and "parasitic" young men who engage them. Hedges and Eastman both invert the conventional typing of homosexuality by attributing degeneration, dissipation, excess, and femininity-long associated in the discourse of inversion with male-homoerotic desire - to the partakers of heterosexual desire...
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differences (2015) 26 (1): 48–73.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of Identity . New York : Routledge , 1990 . Butler Judith . “ Imitation and Gender Subordination .” Inside/Out: Lesbian Theories, Gay Theories . Ed. Fuss Diana . New York : Routledge , 1991 . 13 – 31 . Butler Judith . “ Is Kinship Always Already Heterosexual? ” differences...
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differences (1996) 8 (2): 68–100.
Published: 01 July 1996
... stalked me" (70). In this moment of agency panic, certain parts of Marian's body seem off limits to her; at the same time, they seem to be governed by a familiar script in which heterosexual relations are understood on a model of male "stalking" or "hunting." This is not an isolated episode. Similar...
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differences (1991) 3 (2): 1–20.
Published: 01 July 1991
... of my social identity is still marked in the word "queer" for me, with its plenitude and pain, its silence and poetry, and its cross-gender identification. For I became queer through my readerly identification with a male homosexual author. The collusion of the patriarchy and the canon made Rimbaud more...
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differences (1995) 7 (2): 1–15.
Published: 01 July 1995
... the authors' intentions, the phrase "homosexuals harassing collegians" demands commentary. Whereas the heterosexual harassers (male and female) would certainly be condemned for their behavior, in Dziech and Weiner's formulation they nonetheless retain their identities as "professors." But the harassing...
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differences (2017) 28 (3): 44–66.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of minoritarian subjectivities and, in so doing, question the degree to which melancholia applies to normative heterosexual male subjects. David Eng, for instance, identifies melancholia at the turn of the twenty-first century as one of the dominant modes for understanding a diverse range of subjectivities...
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differences (1989) 1 (3): 55–87.
Published: 01 November 1989
... between dominant and submissive heterosexual males - and their unflagging interest in each other - does not mean an identity of their sexual economies. This may seem an odd assertion to make about a submissive man like Arthur Dimmesdale who, in spite of secretly fathering Hester Prynne's child, spends...
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differences (1991) 3 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 April 1991
... their very different critiques of the subject, of language, and of identity. Wittig's radical extension of Simone de Beauvoir's analysis of Woman as Other, her powerful deployment of the lesbian body in her writings, and her uncompromising critique of heterosexuality, have been cited in feminist discussions...
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differences (1995) 7 (3): 24–49.
Published: 01 November 1995
... to Freud, fails to develop fully her super-ego and remains dependent, since "it [the super-ego] cannot attain the strength and independence which give it its cultural significance" ("Femininity" 129).14 Thus, like the (heterosexual male) fetishist, the feminine woman needs a little something to help her...
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differences (1989) 1 (3): 160–186.
Published: 01 November 1989
... but also the patriarchal society it sustains. Because "becoming woman" appears to promise an antiphallic identity and epistemology, many male poststructuralist theorists have advocated it. Feminist theorists, however, have been suspicious of this trend, wondering if it might not be the latest strategy...