Straight jacket : overcoming society's legacy of gay shame / Matthew Todd.
Publication year: 2018
Publisher: London : Black Swan,
ISBN: 9780552778404 (pbk.) :
Previous edition: London: Bantam Press, 2016.
'Straight Jacket' is a revolutionary clarion call for gay men, the wider LGBT community, their friends and family. Part memoir, part ground-breaking polemic, it looks beneath the shiny facade of contemporary gay culture and asks if gay people are as happy as they could be - and if not, why not? Meticulously researched, courageous and life-affirming, it offers invaluable practical advice on how to overcome a range of difficult issues. It also recognises that this is a watershed moment, a piercing wake-up-call-to-arms for the gay and wider community to acknowledge the importance of supporting all young people - and helping older people to transform their experience and finally get the lives they really want.
xv, 382 pages ; 20 cm
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