Queer spirits : a gay men's myth book / [edited by] Will Roscoe.

A collection, with commentary, of traditional myths, as well as excerpts from literature, poems, anthropological accounts, children's books, and newspaper clippings; compiled to inspire, guide, and challenge gay men who are seeking a deeper understanding of their sexuality and identity, of the...

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Other Authors: Roscoe, Will.
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Language:English
Published: Boston : Beacon Press, ©1995.
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505 0 |a Stories for boys -- Invocation / Jim Eggeling (J.L.S.E.) -- The golden key / Peter Cashorali -- Two pretty men -- The basket and the bow -- A temple of the holy ghost / Flannery O'Connor -- Behind the hill / Samuel M. Steward -- First contacts / Jean Cocteau, Clyde Hall (M. Owlfeather) -- We two boys together clinging / Walt Whitman -- Rites of passage -- What one dreams, that will be -- The ugly duckling / Hans Christian Andersen -- I am holy -- Soft man -- The gallus and the lion / Antipater of Sidon -- Gay ways: the path of the two-spirit -- They have been given certain powers / John Fire (Lame Deer) -- A very great doctor -- I alone keep up life. 
505 0 |a I'm going to have you -- There was great rejoicing -- His appearance is brilliant (Asushunamir) -- Hurrah for the Mahu! / George Biddle -- Respect -- Wearing rings on my ears and bangles on my wrists (Arjuna) -- Strap of my bra, hem of my pants -- A different world / Quentin Crisp -- Auld Scratty'll git thi -- Why Lizard's head is always moving up and down -- Son of the Sun (Begochídíín) -- A vast hermaphrodite / William Blake -- The divine twins -- Becoming one instead of two / Plato -- None like him (Kepakailiula and Kaunalewa) -- He is an equal to you (Gilgamesh and Enkidu) -- All ills grow better (Baldr and Loki) -- When you piss, I shall piss as well. 
505 0 |a Linked jade disks -- That moon which the sky ne'er saw / Rūmī -- The way of initiation -- Gold is put into our eyes -- Muscle bound / Christopher Morgan -- Snatched away (Zeus and Ganymede) / Strabo -- He fell in love when the mountain rose was in bloom / Ihara Saikaku -- And he remained with him that night (Jesus) / Clement of Alexandria -- You will now perhaps be less angry (Kolhamana) -- The ecstatic body -- The power of the Hijras -- He ceased to be what he was (Attis) / Pausanius -- Blue light / Steven Saylor (Aaron Travis) -- Their beastly customs and inordinate desires / Apuleius -- Dionysus at the disco / Will Roscoe -- Our spiritual neitherness / Harry Hay -- The circle of loving companions. 
505 0 |a Don't look back -- Thou shalt ever be with me (Apollo and Hyacinthus) / Ovid -- Sweet to me above all sweetness / Augustine -- His mind became healthy (Dekanawida and Hayonhwatha) -- The moth and the star / James Thurber -- Future spirit -- Sun and flesh / Arthur Rimbaud. 
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650 0 |a Male homosexuality  |x Mythology. 
650 0 |a Male homosexuality  |x Religious aspects. 
650 0 |a Male homosexuality in literature. 
650 0 |a Archetypes in literature. 
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