Male Homosexuality in Modern Japan

Male Homosexuality in Modern Japan

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This book is the first to look at the wide range of contrasting images of the gay male body in Japanese popular culture, both mainstream and gay, and relate these images to the experience of an interview sample of Japanese gay men. In so doing, it touches on a number of important issues, including whether there can be a universal 'gay identity' and whether or not strategies developed for increasing gay and lesbian visibility in western countries are appropriate to the social situation in Japanclear how gay men and lesbians want to a#39;go beyonda#39; their sex or what, if anything, they have to do with transgendered individuals. The boys who crossdress professionally as part of their stage act (described as imA“ji kei, or a#39;image groupa#39;) stateanbsp;...

Title:Male Homosexuality in Modern Japan
Author:Mark J. McLelland
Publisher:Routledge - 2005-07-08


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