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All about "Male Lust: Pleasure, Power and Transformation":

Kerwin Kay, editor of this groundbreaking work, exposes some little-discussed complexities of male lust

Steven Hill talks about how stereotypes propagate gender enslavement

Eliyahou Farajaje' talks about the erotic & sacred, and how race affects the dominant culture's view of these

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00:00 Introduction
06:25 Question of the Week:
Question: how can we as transsexuals fight the Boston Herald's headlines that have spent the last week putting child molesters and transsexuals as one?
(from Janice in Derry NH)
14:40 Hal Fuller's Twisted Nasty News
24:05 Kerwin Kay, editor of "Male Lust: Pleasure, Power & Transformation", is a writer and antiracist, anti-imperialist, and feminist activist, active in the men's movement, as well as bisexual and queer politics. He is working on a master's degree in anthropology with a focus on male prostitution. We talked about "Male Lust" and his essay in it, "Infernal Dreams". Kerwin talks about his purpose in this anthology, to break the silence surrounding male sexuality and challenge dominant images of men as unemotional sexual predators. He also talks about his own struggles with pornography, and his feminist and queer politics.
Male Lust website:
47:47 Boston area (and some national) announcements
51:26 Steven Hill is an author and activist speaking from a heterosexual perspective. His essay is titled "G.I. Joe and Barbie K-i-s-s-i-n-g: Competitive Economics, Competitive Sex", and Steven tells the story of how (at 9 years old) his GI Joe beat up Ken and ran off with Barbie as the prize. He uses this as a metaphor for how men and women are conditioned to relate to each other. He talks with keen insight about the central role our highly comptetive and indivualistic economic system plays in the development of our sexuality, and how buying into women's beauty images and men's success images serves to separate us from ourselves and each other.
67:32 Special Message
68:43 Eliyahou Farajajé is a professor of cultural studies, who is of African/First Nations and Ibero-Celtic ancestory. A widely respected and popular public speaker, he has created rituals for queer people of color towards linking the erotic and the sacred, transcending the Euro-puritan racist world view. His essay in the book is titled, "Holy Fuck". We talked with Eliyahou about sex and spirituality and how to connect the two, and he read for us a powerful poem about decolonizing our bodies.
85:19 End
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