Switch Hitters: Lesbians Write Gay Male Erotica and Gay Men Write Lesbian Erotica

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Cleis Press, Jul 7, 1996 - Fiction - 200 pages
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Girls will be boys and boys will be girls...

Can hot gay erotica flow from the pens of lesbian writers? Can gay men write convincingly of lesbian sex? Switch Hitters twists our gender expectations in these playfully explicit, provocative, and entertaining sex stories by the best authors of queer erotica writing today.

"These tales, in which we do a kind of literary drag, comprise a surprising, intriguing, boundary-pushing body of work….This is the stuff of genderfuck and solidarity, curiosity and cultural appropriation, and it makes a peculiar kind of sense that queer boys and girls would be trying on each other’s sexual realities for size." —Carol Queen and Lawrence Schimel, from the Introduction

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User Review  - misskittystryker - LibraryThing

I wanted to like this so much more. I was terribly disappointed I didn't! My issue with it was mostly that the stories were quite... soft. I like my erotica to be a bit dirtier, and it didn't end up much to my taste. I had such high hopes for it! Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Carol Queen is a journalist, speaker, and activist who organized one of the first gay youth clubs in America. Bi any Other Name, Leatherwoman, and Bisexual Women Speak Out are among the anthologies that Queen's work has appeared in. She is a columnist for the East Bay Express, and her articles can also be read in such magazines as Penthouse, On Our Backs, and Libido. Queen's books include Real Live Nude Girl: Chronicles of a Sex-Positive Culture, The Leather Daddy, and the Femme.

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