Survivor’s Guilt

June 20, 2016 nyupressblog 0

—Bernadette Barton
Wrapping my head and heart around the murder of 49 queer people while they were dancing in a gay bar in Orlando, beneath the familiar numb feeling accompanying another story of loss, horror, and violence, is survivor’s guilt. I feel an enormous teary affection for all us struggling to digest the consequences of so many queer lives lost in the very place that is supposed to be our haven, and by someone who, had he allowed it, might so easily have been one of us.

3nder and the Threesome Imaginary

November 3, 2015 nyupressblog 0

—Mimi Schippers There is a new app for hooking up, and it is marketed as a tool for finding “…kinky, curious and openminded singles and couples around you.” It’s called 3nder (pronounced thrinder), and according

Chubby Guy Swag

September 15, 2015 nyupressblog 2

—Jason Whitesel There appears to be endless chatter among bloggers about fat women’s fashion, though less so when it comes to fat men. It seems that the fashion industry has continued to overlook big men

Q&A with Jane Ward, author of Not Gay

September 3, 2015 nyupressblog 1

Interview conducted by the Sexual Cultures series editors, Ann Pellegrini, Tavia Nyong’o, and Joshua Chambers-Letson. Not Gay focuses on straight white men who have sex with other men, but who do not identify as gay.

The moment of maybe

July 9, 2015 nyupressblog 0

—Joshua Gamson In the days since Obergefell v. Hodges and its rainbow celebration, I spent way too much time on Facebook reading through the voluminous posts and commentaries about how wonderful, awful, incomplete, conservative, progressive,

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