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  1. Gay and Gray

    The Older Homosexual Man, Second Edition

    By John Dececco, Phd

    In the absence of accurate information, American culture has upheld a distorted view of what it means to be an older gay man. Gay and Gray is the first and only scholarly full-length treatment of older gay men in America today. It breaks the stereotype that older gay men are strange, lonely...

    Published December 20th 1995 by Routledge

  2. Bisexual Politics

    Theories, Queries, and Visions

    By John Dececco, Phd, Naomi S Tucker

    This anthology presents a vivid collection of essays that explore the history, strategies, philosophy, and diversity of bisexual politics and theory in the United States.The 33 contributors develop a multifaceted approach to defining bisexual politics. Through these voices, the book seeks to...

    Published September 10th 1995 by Routledge

  3. One-Handed Histories

    The Eroto-Politics of Gay Male Video Pornography

    By John Dececco, Phd, John R Burger

    Explore the titillating world of gay male video pornography in One-Handed Histories: The Eroto-Politics of Gay Male Video Pornography. Author John Burger has compiled years of research on gay male films and videos and covers such interesting topics as:gay male porn history and theory pre-AIDS and...

    Published December 19th 1994 by Routledge

  4. Critical Essays

    Gay and Lesbian Writers of Color

    By John Dececco, Phd, Emmanuel Nelson

    This pioneering work is the first book to systematically explore the literature of gay and lesbian writers of color in the United States. Critical Essays challenges the marginalization and tokenization of gay men and lesbians of color in the dominant academic discourses by focusing exclusively on...

    Published February 6th 1994 by Routledge

  5. If You Seduce a Straight Person, Can You Make Them Gay?

    Issues in Biological Essentialism Versus Social Constructionism in Gay and Lesbian Identities

    By John Dececco, Phd, John Patrick Elia

    The debate on whether or not people are born homosexual (biological essentialist theory) or become homosexual during the course of their lives (social constructionist theory) continues as each side claims to prove the truth through research and clinical findings. This breakthrough book shows the...

    Published April 21st 1993 by Routledge

  6. Sexuality and Eroticism Among Males in Moslem Societies

    By John Dececco, Phd

    Here is the first major work published about sexuality and eroticism between males in Islamic society. Through narratives, analytic essays, descriptions, and academic treatises, Sexuality and Eroticism Among Males in Moslem Societies provides a revealing and most fascinating look into what is--for...

    Published March 5th 1992 by Routledge

  7. Men Who Beat the Men Who Love Them

    Battered Gay Men and Domestic Violence

    By John Dececco, Phd, Patrick Letellier, David Island

    Domestic violence in gay male relationships is the third largest health problem for gay men in America today. Men Who Beat the Men Who Love Them breaks the silence surrounding gay male domestic violence and exposes this hidden yet prevalent and destructive problem. The authors paint a vivid picture...

    Published October 6th 1991 by Routledge

  8. Understanding the Male Hustler

    By John Dececco, Phd, Michael Williams

    This book is a serious study of male hustlers using experiential dialogue to introduce the reader to real-life concepts and experiences that otherwise could not be effectively conveyed. An intriguing attempt to get into the mind and personality of the male hustler through a largely imagined series...

    Published June 30th 1991 by Routledge

  9. Bad Boys and Tough Tattoos

    A Social History of the Tattoo With Gangs, Sailors, and Street-Corner Punks 1950-1965

    By John Dececco, Phd, Michael Williams

    Explore the dark subculture of 1950s tattoos!In the early 1950s, when tattoos were the indelible mark of a lowlife, an erudite professor of English--a friend of Gertrude Stein, Thomas Mann, Andre Gide, and Thornton Wilder--abandoned his job to become a tattoo artist (and incidentally a researcher...

    Published June 17th 1990 by Routledge

  10. Perverts by Official Order

    The Campaign Against Homosexuals by the United States Navy

    By Demetrios Simopoulos, John Dececco, Phd, Lawrence Murphy

    This candid book documents for the first time the U.S. Navy’s use of entrapment in pursuit of homosexuals in and around Newport, Rhode Island, during the early twentieth century. This most extensive systematic persecution of gays in American history occurred with the approval of Navy Secretary...

    Published September 7th 1988 by Routledge

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