The bear book II :

The bear book II : further readings in the history and evolution of a gay male subculture / Bear book two Bear book 2 Les K. Wright, editor. - New York : Harrington Park Press, c2001. - lxiii, 389 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm. - Haworth gay & lesbian studies .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Bears and health / Fat is a bearish issue / Bear youth: An interview with Brian Kearns, Bear Youth webmaster -- By any otter name: The negative space of the bear / The beard of Joseph Palmer / A bear admirer's (subjective, fluffy, and totally honest) point of view / A Puerto Rican bear in the USA / One black bear speaks / An Asian bear in Minnesota / The ephebe is dead--Long live the bear / Parlaying playmates into lasting friendships / Theorizing bearspace / Paws between two worlds: Bears and the leather community / Gen-X Bears International / The Bear-A-Tones: An interview with David Salinas -- East Coast bear hugz / The bears mailing list, part 2: Interview with Henry Mensch / A bear's autobiography / Bear contests / A short history of bear clubs in Iowa: The Bear Paws of Iowa and the Ursine Group / Houston area bears / The bears come to Rochester / A short history of the Brisbears / A bear voice from Turkey / Falstaff's legacy: The bears of Albion / The rise of the Australian bear community since 1995 / You can lead a bear to culture, but ... : A discussion with David Bergman and Michael Bronski / Laid bear: Masculinity with all the trappings / In Goldilocks's footsteps: Exploring the discursive construction of gay masculinity in bear magazines / Appendix: Early published writings on bears by Les Wright. Jack Fritscher -- Les Wright -- Lawrence D. Mass -- Laurence Brown -- John Milton Hendricks -- Stewart Holbrook -- Ned Wilkinson -- Ali Lopez -- Jason R. Clark -- Dave Gan -- David Greig -- John R. Yoakam -- Alex G. Papadopoulos -- Robert B. Marks Ridinger -- John-Paul Patrick Kucera -- Tim Goecke -- transcribed by Dale Wehrle -- Jim Parton -- Les Wright -- Larry Toothman -- Mitch Froehlich -- John O. Noble -- Peter Sharman -- Mehmet Ali Sahin -- Howard Watson -- Seumas Hyslop -- Ron Suresha -- Thomas McCann -- Elizabeth A. Kelly, Kate Kane -- Foreword / Introduction /

1560231653 9781560231653 0789006367 9780789006363


Bears (Gay culture)
Gay men--Identity.
Gay men--Attitudes.
Gay men--Psychology.
Gender identity.
Group identity.
Body image in men.

HQ76 / .B372 2001


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