2014 Lambda Literary Award Finalist: LGBT Nonfiction Breaks down the most commonly held misconceptions about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their lives In aYou Can Tell Just by Lookinga three scholars and activists come together to unpack enduring, popular, and deeply held myths about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, culture, and life in America. Myths, such as aAll Religions Condemn Homosexualitya and aTransgender People Are Mentally Ill, a have been used to justify discrimination and oppression of LGBT people. Others, such as aHomosexuals Are Born That Way, a have been embraced by LGBT communities and their allies. In discussing and dispelling these mythsaincluding gay-positive onesathe authors challenge readers to question their own beliefs and to grapple with the complexities of what it means to be queer in the broadest social, political, and cultural sense. From the Trade Paperback edition.Lurking behind this query is a host of assumptions about what constitutes areal sexa and what a areal womana sexually desires. ... Other body parts (such as the mouth and anus) and other sexual acts (such as oral sex, anal sex, manual sex, and ... women kissingaincreasingly common on mainstream television in shows such as Gossip Girl and Communityais often ... is invited to imagine himself into the scene, as the one who can complete the picture and turn the warm-up act into theanbsp;...
|Title||:||"You Can Tell Just By Looking"|
|Author||:||Michael Bronski, Ann Pellegrini, Michael Amico|
|Publisher||:||Beacon Press - 2013-10-01|