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Author Rofes, Eric E., 1954-2006.

Title Dry bones breathe : gay men creating post-AIDS identities and cultures / Eric Rofes
Published New York : Haworth Press, ©1998


Description 1 online resource (xii, 352 pages)
Series Haworth gay & lesbian studies
Haworth gay & lesbian studies.
Contents In the Aftermath of Decimation -- Now That It's Over -- Harbingers of a New Era -- What It Was Like and What It's Like Now -- Mass Exodus from the State of Emergency -- Dry Bones Breathe -- The Protease Moment Takes Hold -- Relief, Hope, and Proliferating Possibilities -- The Incredible Shrinking Obituary Pages -- What We Mean When We Say "The AIDS Crisis Is Over" -- Marketing the Protease Moment -- Making Magic of Pharmaceuticals -- The Mixed-Status Couple Faces the Protease Moment -- Putting All Our Eggs in the Protease Basket -- Between AIDS-As-Crisis and AIDS-As-Over -- Our First Deep Breath in Twenty Years -- Creating Post-AIDS Lives -- Death, Departure, and Diversification Create New Epidemic Events -- Long-Term Uninfected Gay Men: Lost Generation or Post-AIDS Pioneers? -- Gay Men of Color: Building Communities Amid Multiple Threats -- Young Gay Men: Constructing Identities Beyond Crisis -- Vacating the Bomb Shelters -- Rural Gay Men: Forging Connections Within Local Epidemic Contexts -- HIV-Positive Gay Men: Postcrisis, Awaiting Crisis, and in Crisis -- Scrutinizing Space Aliens -- Sex After Crisis -- Don't Fuck with Gay Culture -- Springtime in San Francisco -- Seeing Dick, Dick, and Only Dick: Larry Kramer's "Sex and Sensibility" -- Michelangelo Signorile: Sound-Bite Solutions to Complex Social Problems -- Self-Esteem versus Social Change: San Francisco's Health Professionals Check In -- Why Is Gay Culture Being Censured at This Time? -- Reducing American Culture to Let's Make a Deal -- Scapegoating Circuit Boys
Summary Dry Bones Breathe: Gay Men Creating Post-AIDS Identities and Cultures breaks new ground in offering an original and insightful interpretation of gay men's shifting experience of the AIDS epidemic. From Dry Bones Breathe, you'll gain a deeper understanding of current community debates focused on circuit parties, unprotected sex, and gay men's sexual cultures, and you will learn how social, political, and biomedical changes are dramatically transforming gay identities and cultures. Dry Bones Breathe is Eric Rofes'explosive follow-up to Reviving the Tribe, a book which broke open debates in gay co
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-340) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Gay men -- United States -- Psychology
Gay men -- United States -- Identity
Gay men -- United States -- Attitudes
AIDS (Disease) in mass media.
AIDS (Disease) in literature.
Protease inhibitors.
Gay community -- United States
Health attitudes.
Mass media.
Group identity.
Homosexuality, Male -- psychology
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- psychology
Attitude to Health
Mass Media
Protease Inhibitors
Social Identification
Communications Media
mass media.
group identity.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies.
Mass media
Health attitudes
Group identity
AIDS (Disease) in literature
AIDS (Disease) in mass media
Gay community
Gay men -- Attitudes
Gay men -- Identity
Gay men -- Psychology
Protease inhibitors
United States
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781317957638