Scared Straight

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  • Paperback
  • 220 pages
  • Scared Straight
  • Robert N. Minor
  • English
  • 15 March 2018
  • 0970958102

About the Author: Robert N. Minor

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Scared Straight From the criticism of our universities as purveyors of hopelessness to thedynamics of getting laid, Scared Straight is an eye opening andpenetrating analysis of U.S culture, explaining why accepting the fullhumanity of gay people divides people and organizations Dr Minor shows how homophobia and discrimination against transgendered andbisexual people and lesbians and gay men is a major ingredient in our way ofdefining the world Without sparing any of our cultural institutions, ScaredStraight identifies our culture as fear based and in denial Like softwareinstalled in a computer, our system s messages install a straight role inus which actually has little, if anything, to do with sexual orientation Inthe end it has little to do with religion, tradition, or the Bible, andeverything to do with maintaining quite limiting definitions of a humanbeing, a real man and a real woman People of all sexual orientations are hurt by being straight, torn fromtheir full human potential, and squeezed into the molds which support ourdominant institutions Human relationships with either sex are incompleteand unfulfilling Chapters on How to Be Straight and How to Be Gay describe the roles straight and gay people are conditioned to live in orderto maintain this status quo Yet, not content to merely identify the problemand its depth, in the final chapter Dr Minor describes the dual elements ofhealing that this cultural disease requires One reader said of the final chapter This is the most empowering piece onactivism that I have ever read Best Download Scared Straight By Robert N. Minor For Kindle ePUB or eBook –

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10 thoughts on “Scared Straight

  1. Lance Eaton says:

    Minor s book is rather complex for the lay reader but extremely profound and useful for everyone as it identifies the elements of straight culture that reinforce a variety of expectations, demands, and problems in our culture He teases out a variety of perceptions about how our culture pushes people towards being straight He s careful to distinguish between being heterosexual and being straight, seeing them as quite different That is, heterosexuality is understood as the desire and attrac Minor s book is rather complex for the lay reader but extremely ...

  2. Wade says:

    This book is really about heterosexism the damage done to all of us by rigid and societally enforced gender roles, regardless of orientation, gender identity, or sex It s not just about the impact of gender roles on those that deviate from them, but also about the perv...

  3. Resa Boydston says:

    1.29.2012 so far I am LOVING IT i was fortunate to see Dr Minor on 1.25.2012 at Washburn University at our No Name Calling Week he was our keynote speaker if you ever get the opportunity to hear him, please do so you will be forever changed 2.7.2...

  4. HeavyReader says:

    This book was really enlightening and showed me how gay bashing is closely linked to the hatred of women A must read for anyone who wonders where homophobia comes from.

  5. Steve says:

    Very well written an important book for all persons, gay, straight or something else.