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Gay Marriage perpetuating stigma against non-heteronormativeholes? September 26, 2008

Posted by Onely in book review, Food for Thought, Heteronormativity, Reviews.
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On our in-process “Things We Like” page, Lindabeth recommended an interesting-sounding book by Michael Warner, The Trouble With Normal. I don’t know if we’ll end up reviewing this book, but it definitely raises a very interesting point! Ron Hogan’s below Amazon.com review says Warner argues that when people push for gay marriage, they are trying to normalize gays according to the current culturally sanctioned standards of monogamy and matrimony.┬áBut according to Warner, really this just paves the way for trying to normalize other people who don’t fit into heterosexual coupled roles. (more…)

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