The Trouble with Normal: Sex, Politics, and the Ethics of Queer Life
Michael Warner, one of our most brilliant social critics, argues that gay marriage and other moves toward normalcy are bad not just for the gays but for everyone. In place of sexual status quo, Warner offers a vision of true sexual autonomy that will forever change the way we think about sex, shame, and identity.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ihardlynoah - LibraryThing
Accessibly written and interesting, but has a number of flawed premises which lead to wrong conclusions. Warner's essential argument is that we should resist the "normalization" of queer folks -- in ... Read full review
THE TROUBLE WITH NORMAL: Sex, Politics and the Ethics of Queer LifeUser Review - Kirkus
Warner (English/Rutgers Univ.) challenges the current stodginess of queer activism—focused as it is on the gay community's hope to be considered "normal"—through his incisive critique of the ... Read full review
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