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On the Meaning of Friendship Between Gay Men

1st Edition

Edited by Andrew R. Gottlieb


164 pages

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Table of Contents

About the Editor. Contributors. Acknowledgments. Introduction. Andrew R. Gottlieb. I: TOWARD A DEFINITION OF GAY MALE FRIENDSHIP. 1. Why “Friendship” Works—and Doesn’t. Frederick S. Roden. II: ON FRIENDSHIP AND MENTORSHIP. 2. 715 Willey Street. Jeff Mann. 3. Time and Tide. Marc E. Vargo. 4. The Grounds On Which We Met: Friendship and the Possible. Ed Madden. III: ON FRIENDSHIP AND THE GROUP. 5. Larry, Me, and The Family. Neil Kaminsky. 6. Circuitries of Friendship: Camaraderie and Collectivity on the Gay Dance Floor. Vincent A. Lankewish. IV: ON FRIENDSHIP AND SEXUALITY. 7. A Towel and a TV. Michael E. Thomas II. 8. More Was Better: Sex with Friends. Chris Packard. 9. The Crossing. E. M. Kahn. 10. The Country Club. Michael E. Thomas II. V: ON FRIENDSHIP AND SPIRITUALITY 11. Soul Friend. Thomas Lawrence Long. VI: ON FRIENDSHIP AND BEING ALONE. 12. A String Theory of Friendship. Jay Quinn. 13. Not Quite There. Felice Picano. 14. The Absence: Living Everyday Life Without Gay Male Friends. Eric Aoki. VII: ON FRIENDSHIP AND SURVIVAL. 15. Friends: When Are They Necessary? Jeffrey Dudgeon. 16. Notes from the Apocalypse: A Week with Katrina. Marc E. Vargo. VIII: ON FRIENDSHIP AND PARTNERSHIP. 17. Subject: Friendship. Dan Martin and Michael Biello.

About the Editor

Andrew R. Gottlieb, is a clinical supervisor at the Corona Elmhurst Guidance Center in Jackson Heights, New York and maintains a private psychotherapy practice in downtown Brooklyn. He is also on the editorial board of the Journal of GLBT Family Studies. His previous works include Out of the Twilight: Fathers of Gay Men Speak (2000), Sons Talk About Their Gay Fathers: Life Curves (2003), Side by Side: On Having a Gay or Lesbian Sibling (2005), and (with Jerry J. Bigner) Interventions with Families of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender People: From the Inside Out (2006), all Haworth Press books. Visit his Web site at: www.andrewrgottlieb.com.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Men's Studies
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies