Gaydar Culture: Gay Men, Technology and Embodiment in the by Sharif Mowlabocus

By Sharif Mowlabocus

Popular tradition has well-known city homosexual men's use of the net over the past ten years, with homosexual net courting and Net-cruising that includes as narrative units in hit tv exhibits. but so far, the connection among city homosexual male tradition and electronic media applied sciences has obtained in basic terms constrained severe attention.

Gaydar tradition explores the combination of particular techno-cultural practices inside of modern homosexual male sub-culture. Taking British homosexual tradition as its fundamental curiosity, the booklet locates its serious dialogue in the wider worldwide context of a proliferating version of Western 'metropolitan' homosexual male culture.

Making use of a chain of case reports within the improvement of a theoretical framework during which earlier, current and destiny practices of electronic immersion could be understood and critiqued; this ebook constitutes a well timed intervention into the fields of electronic media stories, cultural reports and the research of gender and sexuality.

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