"The invention of the heterosexual"

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    Jan 24, 2012 7:36 AM GMT
    http://salon.com/a/spTy6AA

    Salon spoke to Blank over the phone about the origins of heterosexuality, the evolution of marriage and why the rise of the “bromance” is a very good thing.


    I might read the book, looks interesting. I wonder if it discusses why Prussian legislation was enacted at all in the 19-th century to prohibit same-sex erotic behavior. She mentions it at the end of the interview too:

    I do think that the issue of gay marriage is a very interesting one to look at in the context of the history of sexuality, because what I think it testifies to is not so much the tendency that non-heterosexuality has to destabilize heterosexual culture, but the incredible depth of the investment that our culture and our government have in regulating the kinds of relationships that people have in their lives.
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    Jul 01, 2014 7:16 PM GMT
    I love me a good bromance LOL. Somehow this popped into my news feed today; wasn't aware it was from last year.