Monthly Archives: February 2015

Revisiting the ‘Americanization of the Homosexual’: The Case of Berlin

Contemporary ‘gayness’ has been (arguably) constructed through the production of cultural goods that re-present ‘gay life’ and inform gay males’ self-understanding. ‘Authenticity’ modes of embodying gay identity, litmus tests that determine what represents legitimate ‘gayness’  are arguably filtered through media, artistic, intellectual, and other cultural goods that authenticate recognisable markers of gay maleness. The cultural construction of  urban gay […]

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