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Journal of Pedagogy, Pluralism and Practice

Article Title

They Define You Still

Authors

Harrison Ford

Publication Date

Fall 2013

Abstract

The following essay examines the analysis of gay male identity, a recent area of study in the past half century. It acknowledges the humanity of this group, a group that has been historically demonized as well as marginalized. By assigning gay men labels, stereotypes, and negative qualities, external forces have been able to strip them of their humanity. They even believe the demonization that they are given and it impacts who they are as not their true selves. While the essay individualizes specific experiences, the same overarching theme of humanity in terms of group definition steers the concept behind it.

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