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Nextext.

Authors
  • Nakayama, Thomas K
  • Corey, Frederick C
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of homosexuality
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2003
Volume
45
Issue
2-4
Pages
319–334
Identifiers
PMID: 14651186
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Gay men who are marked as "sexual outlaws" have unique and tense relationships with social regulatory forces, and for the porn star, the tensions are exacerbated. Surveillance, attraction, seduction, repulsion, authority, and discipline mark the communicative dynamics between the bodies of subject/object, performer/spectator, image-maker/imagined. This essay, which is a follow-up to "Sextext," is a fictional account of a porn star who navigates personal and social relationships in the context of a culture that averts overt discussions of carnal desire.

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