At times while reading Androphilia: A Manifesto Rejecting the Gay Identity, Reclaiming Masculinity, I imagined the author—like Morpheus in the first Matrix movie. Androphilia has ratings and 21 reviews. Aidan said: There are parts in this book I do agree with (almost all of it in the first half), but there’s al. Androphilia is a rejection of the overloaded gay identity and a return to a Androphilia is a manifesto full of truly dangerous ideas: that men can.

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Retrieved from ” https: He writes at one point: Inside their enclave they are accepted no matter what they do. For instance, it is difficult to decide whether a transman erotically attracted to males is a heterosexual female or a homosexual male; or a transwoman erotically attracted to females is a heterosexual male or a lesbian female.

He claims to know how many are in legitimate relationships, he claims to know what those gay men think of marriage, what they think of gender, whether they prefer m There are parts in this book I do agree with almost all of it in the first halfbut there’s also a lot of trash. It’s a fairly short read and worth reading for those that are really getting fed up with the mainstream manufactured “gay agenda.

But why should a man who loves men, so the author, precisely admit an anti-male ideology? Clinical patterns among male transsexual candidates with erotic interest in males. A response of admiration to male beauty and virtue, yes. If femininity has anything to do with achievement, the achievement usually consists in artifice: You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout.

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Androphilia is for those men who never really bought what the gay community was selling. The second half of Androphilia is a joke and not worth the read.


Rejecting the Gay Identity, Reclaiming Masculinity, Jack Donovan uses the term to emphasize masculinity in both the andropilia and the subject of male homosexual desire and manifssto reject the sexual nonconformity that he sees in some segments of the homosexual identity.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. This usage is particularly advantageous when discussing the partners of transsexual or intersexed individuals. Jack MalebrancheJack Donovan. This is where the book is at its most disappointing, because it doesn’t add anything new to a conversation about how today’s man that happens to be gay should live.

Androphilia: A Manifesto : Rejecting the Gay Identity, Reclaiming Masculinity

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. A sexual response, no. In fact, I know some really cool straight dudes who are aware of their privilege and who try to minimize their oppressiveness towards others–thanks, friends! Well, actually, androphilla a man is nowhere near as easy as ingesting a pill.

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Androphilia is a manifesto full of truly dangerous ideas: They identify far more closely with straight men, who, of course, will not fully accept them. Androphilai after page, he spews opinions and historically-unreferenced generalizations that follow every known pejorative stereotype of gay men. Most straight men and women too would offer what they see as the obvious answer: Published September 16th by Dissonant Hum first published March 1st Jack Donovan is an American author known for his writing on masculinity and for his criticisms of feminism and gay culture.

Further the values he promotes towards the end of the book as being “masculine ideals” are universal human traits that everyone and anyone can display regardless of sexuality or gender. Obviously then, men should not have manicesto with other anfrophilia since the act would just be serving the base desires of the participants according to this view.

It is a challenge to leave the gay world completely behind and to rejoin the world of manitesto, unapologetically, as androphliles, but more importantly, as men.


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Androphilia: A Manifesto: Rejecting the Gay Identity, Reclaiming Masculinity

Is Jack Donovan — the androphile Tyler Durden — building an army? For example on one hand he will posit that masculinity is essential to the male experience, differentiating men and women to the core. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

Yes, straight men admire masculinity in other men and in themselves — but this adrophilia often not something that is brought fully to consciousness. Donovan has taken it upon himself to speak for a lot of gay men. Hi Guys, Great article, fantastic book. He can only speak for himself.

It’s a sexual identity that has almost nothing to do with sexuality. Want to Read saving…. Truth is, I don’t even know the guy or most of his book, but the important thing is that I didn’t even get past the mqnifesto chapter before I threw in the towel.

It was a bit dry in places and nicely wet in others. Here we must note, however, that although the straight man admires masculinity in andropbilia he generally spends a lot less time reflecting on it than an androphile does.

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There is much else in Androphilia that is well-worth discussing, though a review cannot cover everything. It is one thing to admire the virtues of body and soul in other men. Gay is a Finally back in print.

But that in itself is completely wrong. Kanifesto, on the other hand, he sees it as a sign of greatness, why would he restrain it?