August 11, 2014

"Sensational Flesh: Race, Power and Masochism (Sexual Cultures) by Assistant Professor Amber Musser in WGSS to be released September 2014

Professor Amber Musser, faculty member in the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program book: Sensational Flesh: Race, Power, and Masochism is set for release in September 2014 by New York University Press

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March 25, 2014

Sexual Discretion Black Masculinity and the Politics of Passing by Jeffrey Q. McCune, Jr.

The Olin Library at Washington University in St. Louis will host a book signing of Sexual Discretion Black Masculinity and the Politics of Passing with author, Jeffrey Q. McCune, Jr. on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 4 p.m. in the Gingko Room of the library.  Jeffrey Q. McCune, Jr. is an Associate Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Performing Arts at Washington University in St. Louis.

Professor McCune's book discusses African American men who have sex with men while maintaing a heterosexual life-style in public.  Sexual Discretion explores the down-low phenomenon, offering a refreshing innovative analysis of the significance of media space, and ideals of black masculinity in understanding down-low communities.