By Tim Bergling
Chasing Adonis: homosexual males & the Pursuit of Perfection delves into probably the most significant mysteries of homosexual lifestyles: what's it homosexual males locate appealing in different males, and why? How a lot is nature, how a lot is nurture . . . or perhaps simply shrewdpermanent advertising and marketing? This distinctive publication examines steroid use, physique snapshot problems, fitness center tradition, web hook-ups, obsession, stalking, porn, erotic websites, strip golf equipment and every little thing else that makes homosexual males act a little bit nutty once they meet anyone who drives them crazy! Frank, attractive, and arguable, it makes use of a gentle contact to ascertain a major topic: how homosexual society objectifies the male physique.
Tim Bergling, writer of Sissyphobia: homosexual males and Effeminate Behavior and Reeling within the Years: homosexual Men’s views on Age and Ageism, surveys homosexual males approximately their person strategies of attractiveness and wish and in regards to the virtually unimaginable Adonis general a lot of them set for themselves. young ones, senior voters, and the fellows stuck within the center speak about the belief of perfection, how a lot it adjustments or evolves through the years, and even if the outside package outweighs what’s inside.
From the author:
It by no means ceases to amaze me simply how robust the ’d-word’’(desire) will be, the way it can take keep watch over of our lives and close every thing out, occasionally for only a few moments, occasionally for days or perhaps weeks at a time, counting on how badly we’re smitten. Ask on the subject of anyone, and so they can most likely pull up a narrative from their pastor their presentwhen they’ve performed whatever exceptionally silly or ill-advised, or perhaps simply anything thoroughly out of personality, in pursuit in their heart’s desire.
Chasing Adonis examines:
- obsession and rejection
- vanity issues
- the attract of teen
- personal tastes in physique shapes, forms, and sizes
- designer genes vs. first impressions
- assessing physique parts
- narcissism or convenience level-why males chase after men who seem like them
- AIDS and HIV
- homosexual porn
- grownup ebook shops and the net
- the Calvin Klein advert crusade that includes Marky Mark Wahlberg
- the Abercrombie & Fitch advertisements
- Tom of Finland
- homosexual icons
- weight education and health clubs
- steroids and plastic surgery
- circuit parties
- physique dysmorphia
- and lots more and plenty more!
Chasing Adonis: homosexual males and the Pursuit of Perfection is an unique and enlightening learn for homosexual males of all ages.
Read Online or Download Chasing Adonis: Gay Men and the Pursuit of Perfection PDF
Similar gay & lesbian nonfiction books
Imagining Transgender is an ethnography of the emergence and institutionalization of transgender as a class of collective id and political activism. Embraced by way of activists within the early Nineties to recommend for gender-variant humans, the class quick received momentum in public well-being, social provider, scholarly, and legislative contexts.
This ebook is a significant examine of male hustlers utilizing experiential discussion to introduce the reader to real-life suggestions and stories that in a different way couldn't be successfully conveyed. An interesting try and get into the brain and character of the male hustler via a principally imagined sequence of dialogues among a widely known fictional hustler and his so-called amanuensis, Samuel Steward, this particular booklet covers all features of the hustler’s motivations, actions, life-style, alterations, benefits, and drawbacks.
Use new wisdom of the LGBT tradition to ably information same-sex undefined! dating remedy with Same-Sex presents psychologists, therapists, social employees, and counselors with an outline of the array of therapy concerns they might face while operating with from the LGBT group. This booklet highlights the reports of therapists who've encountered issues specific to LGBT clientsespecially these in intimate relationships.
Ruth Marimo is an unlawful Immigrant. Born in Zimbabwe, Marimo has traveled the realm, gaining perception and deep appreciation for the plight of the unlawful immigrant. Sharing firsthand memories of ways her prestige has been used as a weapon through employers, grasping predators, or even her personal husband, she weaves a story that's either own and common.
- Sexual States: Governance and the Struggle over the Antisodomy Law in India (Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies)
- Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities in Families: Psychological Perspectives
- Same-Sex Affairs: Constructing and Controlling Homosexuality in the Pacific Northwest
- Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Issues in Education: Programs, Policies, and Practices (Haworth Series in Glbt Community and Youth Studies)
- Bisexual Perspectives on the Life and Work of Alfred C. Kinsey
- A City Comes Out: How Celebrities Made Palm Springs a Gay and Lesbian Paradise
Additional info for Chasing Adonis: Gay Men and the Pursuit of Perfection
Chasing Adonis: Gay Men and the Pursuit of Perfection by Tim Bergling