Gay Spirit: Myth & Meaning

Arguably the book that started the Gay Spirituality Movement Publishers Weekly wrote Cultural editor of the Advocate, Thompson here collects previously published articles and book excerpts from the magazine, each an attempt to define the status of gay men In an introduction he distinguishes between homosexual a form of sexuality and gay A social identity and conscioArguably the book that started the Gay Spirituality Movement Publishers Weekly wrote Cultural editor of the Advocate, Thompson here collects previously published articles and book excerpts from the magazine, each an attempt to define the status of gay men In an introduction he distinguishes between homosexual a form of sexuality and gay A social identity and consciousness actively chosen The text discusses the gay s role in politics, religion, culture, identity Among the contributors are Judy Grahn, author of lesbian feminist works Malcolm Boyd, activist Episcopal priest Harry Hay, a founder of the Mattachine Society writer William S Burroughs and Geoff Mains s presenting an approving, detailed description of sadomasochism.Gay Spirit is so terrific at making the reader feel there might be something wondrous, miraculous to life the book s exciting challenge to conventional thinking is that it s not merely time for society to tolerate but time to cherish its intermediate sexual types Los Angeles TimesGay Spirit calls gay people back to the Circle of Life as full participants in the dance of survival and joyis anthology is like the rains of spring hastening our unique growth, flowering and fruition Gay Community News
Gay Spirit Myth Meaning Arguably the book that started the Gay Spirituality Movement Publishers Weekly wrote Cultural editor of the Advocate Thompson here collects previously published articles and book excerpts from the ma

  • Title: Gay Spirit: Myth & Meaning
  • Author: Edward Carpenter Judy Grahn Malcolm Boyd Geoff Mains Mark Thompson William S. Burroughs Harry Hay
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 392
  • Format: Kindle Edition
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