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Author Herdt, Gilbert H., 1949-
Title Same sex, different cultures : exploring gay and lesbian lives / Gilbert Herdt.
Imprint Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1997.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  GN484.35 .H47 1997    TEMP UNAVAIL  NON-CIRC
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  GN484.35 .H47 1997    TEMP UNAVAIL  NON-CIRC
Author Herdt, Gilbert H., 1949-
Subject Homosexuality.
Lesbianism.
Gay men -- Cross-cultural studies.
Lesbians -- Cross-cultural studies.
Description xix, 204 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-193) and index.
Contents Introduction: Gays and lesbians across cultures -- Cultural myths about homosexuality -- Same-gender relations in Nonwestern cultures -- Coming of age and coming out ceremonies across cultures -- Sexual lifeways and homosexuality in developing countries -- Lesbians, gays, and bisexuals in contemporary society -- Conclusion: Culture and empowerment of sexual minorities.
ISBN 0813331641 (pbk.)
0813331633 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 36364099
Table of Contents
 Preface 
1Introduction: Gays and Lesbians Across Cultures1
2Cultural Myths About Homosexuality25
3Same-Gender Relations in Nonwestern Cultures63
4Coming of Age and Coming Out Ceremonies Across Cultures109
5Sexual Lifeways and Homosexuality in Developing Countries135
6Lesbians, Gays, and Bisexuals in Contemporary Society153
7Conclusion: Culture and Empowerment of Sexual Minorities175
 Glossary183
 References185
 About the Book and Author195
 Index197


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