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Secretaria de Políticas para as Mulheres (SPM/PR)


Male homosexuality and the life course:

thinking about age and sexual identities

This article takes stock of ideas and reflections mainly related to the United States and British fields of research, in the broader area of humanities, which link the study of male homosexuality with discussions concerning the periodization of life. These studies explore processes of construction and attribution of identity due to age within homosexual “cultures” in large cities. I seek to situate and analyze two linked movements in the course laid out by these reflections. On the one hand, a movement that highlights the centrality of the “coming out” process in the modern homosexual’s career, proposing
varied conceptual models for its analysis and understanding. On the other, a movement that uses renewed notions of “life course” and generational cohorts to affirm the importance of the connection between the changes that occur throughout life and the socially shared meanings that specific age groups attribute to such changes. My overall objective here is to highlight historical and cultural transformations of the patterns of human development and adult life, pointing to new experiences of maturity and aging. (AU)

Informações de Categorização

Assunto(s): Estados Unidos; Homossexuais masculinos; Identidade sexual; Inglaterra; Pesquisa;

  • Simões, Julio Assis(Autor)
Editora: CLAM;
Local: Rio de Janeiro (RJ)
Tipo de Publicação: Artigos eletrônicos;

Informações da Publicação

Link/URL: http://www.clam.org.br/uploads/publicacoes/book2/16.pdf
Código/ISBN/ISSN: 978-85-89737-82-1
Ano da Publicação: 2013
Colação: p.260-283

In: Sexuality, Culture and Politics - A South       American Reader. Disponível para download no site do CLAM - Centro Latinoamericano em Sexualidade e Direitos Humanos - http://www.clam.org.br
Acesso em: 30 set. 2013


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