Ties That Bind

Ties That Bind

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Ties That Bind: Familial Homophobia and Its Consequences by Sarah Schulman
2009, Paperback

Hailed as "a cri de coeur woven into a utopian vision" by Susan Brownmiller (author of Against Our Will)Ties That Bind is the highly praised work of prizewinning writer and professor Sarah Schulman on " familial homophobia," a phenomenon that, until now, has not had a name but is nevertheless an integral part of most people's experience. Ties That Bind invites us to understand familial homophobia as a cultural crisis, rather than a personal or an individual problem.

Ambitious, original, and deeply important, Schulman's book draws on her own lived experience, her research, and her engagement with active social change to articulate a practical, attainable vision of transformation that can begin today. This highly acclaimed and groundbreaking exploration is now available in paperback for countless more to experience a fundamental text that alters our understanding of homophobia and adds a critical dimension to the political landscape of all Americans.