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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.

Subject Homosexuality.
Gay men -- Cross-cultural studies.
Lesbians -- Cross-cultural studies.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 204 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 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.
Summary "Because homoerotic relations can be found in so many cultures, Gilbert Herdt argues that we should think of these relations as part of the human condition. This new cross-cultural study of gays, lesbi."
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781429491631 (electronic bk.)
1429491639 (electronic bk.)
9780813347042 (electronic bk.)
0813347041 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 172309140
Additional Format Print version: Herdt, Gilbert H., 1949- Same sex, different cultures. Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1997 0813331633 9780813331638 (DLC) 97001839 (OCoLC)36364099