Queer Japan Personal Stories Of Japanese Lesbians Gays Transsexuals And Bisexuals Japanese gays and lesbians speak out about their lives in this tradition bound highly structured society

  • Title: Queer Japan: Personal Stories Of Japanese Lesbians, Gays, Transsexuals And Bisexuals
  • Author: Barbara Summerhawk
  • ISBN: 9780934678971
  • Page: 256
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Japanese gays and lesbians speak out about their lives in this tradition bound, highly structured society.

    • Queer Japan: Personal Stories Of Japanese Lesbians, Gays, Transsexuals And Bisexuals BY Barbara Summerhawk
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    967 thoughts on “Queer Japan: Personal Stories Of Japanese Lesbians, Gays, Transsexuals And Bisexuals”

    1. I bought this book on a whim when I was searching for books about lesbianism in Japan - as you can imagine, there isn't a whole lot out there, so this book jumped out at me. One of the lowest reviews stated this book focused mostly on lesbians and they were looking for something about gay men. Even better! If there's anything I've learned from the LGBT community, it's that it's still mostly made up of male voices. This book sounded just like what I needed.The format of the book is basically (tr [...]



    2. The interviews are very honest and very pertinent to Japanese issues of disconnection with self, society, community, expectations placed on individuals (be it outside of self or self-inflicted), sexuality and gender. Despite the image of an anything goes attitude toward sex, Japan is still very much 100% Asian. Published in 1997, the book may feel dated but I hear the same stories when I meet and chat with Japanese lesbians and bisexual women in Ni-chome, at events, retreats and workshops. It's [...]


    3. wow. just about every person in this anthology leads a closeted life. per usual, many a melancholy dyke. a lot of the interviewed can count the number of people they've come out to, to me this seems a drastic world away from the flamboyant, proud west. sexuality definitely doesn't seem to be something to discuss over tea ceremony, or dinner, or even with your close pals.


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