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Sexual discretion : black masculinity and the politics of passing

Author: Jeffrey Q McCune, Jr.
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

African American men who have sex with men while maintaining a heterosexual lifestyle in public are commonly referred to as "down low" or "DL" men. This book explores the DL phenomenon, offering an  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McCune, Jeffrey Q., Jr.
Sexual discretion.
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, [2014]
(DLC) 2013021535
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Q McCune, Jr.
ISBN: 022609667X 9780226096674
OCLC Number: 874158134
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 202 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: Discrete/discreet acts, goin' Down Low --
Yo' daddy's dysfunctional: risk, blame, and necessary fictions in Down-Low discourse --
"Out" in the club: the Down Low, hip-hop, and the architexture of black masculinity --
Goin' Down Low: virtual space and the performance of masculine sincerity --
The pages are ridden with discretion: pedagogy of the pass and present --
Conclusion: From sexual discretion to sexual suspicion.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Q. McCune Jr.


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"McCune's Sexual Discretion is an exciting, timely, and important study that blasts the now encrusted mythologies about the so-called down-low, advancing our understanding of the mass mediation and Read more...

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