By Peter Hennen
Hennen’s colourful research makes a speciality of a trio of teams: the unconventional Faeries, who parody effeminacy via playfully embracing it, wearing promenade attire and glitter; the Bears, who attempt to seem like “regular men” and have a good time their better, hairier our bodies; and the Leathermen, who emulate hypermasculine biker tradition, at the same time reminiscent of and undermining notions of manliness. in addition to a historic research of the organization among effeminacy and homosexuality, Hennen examines how this connection impacts the teams’ sexual practices. eventually, he argues, whereas all 3 teams undertake cutting edge techniques to gender matters and sexual excitement, masculine norms proceed to constrain individuals of every community.
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Faeries, Bears, and Leathermen: Men in Community Queering the Masculine by Peter Hennen