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This same theme recurs in Couze Venn's book, Occidentalism.
This book is really helpful for people who need to understand homophobia in our culture and how its used against gay (LGBT) people.
It's a brave and intense book, and I'm already thinking of the young gay people I know who ought to read this as soon as they can.
This is a ground breaking work. I will
Continue to purchase this from you, because I find the need to share it with my GLBT friends.
Ms. Schulman brings some excellent points to light: the poor preparation of actresses to play lesbian roles, and the limited number of lesbian characters in literature and on the... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Roi Friedman
This book should be read by all young people growing up in a repressive environment.
Especially important for the youth, when they have no-one to turn to for... Read more
Ms. Schulman's approach is left of mainstream and different from much of the literature and advice given to those dealing with familial homophobia. Read morePublished on November 30, 2012 by L. Alessio
I assigned this book and one of Schulman's novels (The Child) for a university level general education required course that dealt with the subject of LGBT literature. Read morePublished on April 22, 2012 by Corinne E. Blackmer
Schulman's book is a precise and powerful assault on the various forms of complicity which make familial homophobia much more than an issue faced by only some families. Read morePublished on August 15, 2010 by JFT