Straight: The Surprisingly Short History Of Heterosexuality

Straight: The Surprisingly Short History Of Heterosexuality

Hardcover, 228 pages

Published January 31st 2012 by Beacon Press

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Like the typewriter and the light bulb, the heterosexual was invented in the 1860s and swiftly transformed Western culture. The idea of “the heterosexual” was unprecedented. After all, men and women had been having sex, marrying, building families, and sometimes even falling in love for millennia wi......more

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About the author(Hanne Blank)

Hanne Blank is a writer and historian.

Periodicals which have featured her work include Penthouse, In These Times, Southwest Art, Lilith, Bitch: Feminist Response to Pop Culture, the Baltimore CityPaper, the Boston Phoenix, Santa Fean Magazine, and others. Her short fiction and essays ar......more

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