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James K. Beggan

space that privileges men relative to women and reinforces a conventional gender hierarchy. Simultaneously, however, external ejaculation foregrounds performance dynamics that normalize unrealistic expectations for men's sexuality that can, in turn

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India Halstead

exquisite second to meet at the egg's innermost heart. —Rebecca Horn, A Rather Wild Flirtation Rebecca Horn's art both constrains and resists constraint. 1 Her kinetic sculptures and performance pieces play on the struggle between dissonant objects and

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Daniel Lewis

self-control becomes Dickens's central focus in “Lying Awake.” In the essay, first published in Household Words in 1852, the bedroom is represented as a space where male anxiety runs amok, threatening the successful performance of the author

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Minority Report

Perceptions and Realities of Black Men in Heterosexual Porn

Darryl L. Jones II

earn between $500 and $600 per scene, and that “there's no pay differential depending on the sex act. Generally male performances receive a fixed amount per scene or day.” Men who have garnered a positive reputation may be able to earn between $800 and

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Lowry Martin

performance. In frustration, he leaps out of bed and goes into the bathroom, leaving Soukaina with his computer, which she begins to browse. Finding a file with pictures of young hairless men, she confronts Ahmed by shouting that he never manages to get hard

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Elizabeth J. McLean, Kazuki Yamada, and Cameron Giles

performance and even through “residual homophobia and misogyny” (33), excludes many, including some of the most vulnerable to marginalization, stigmatization, and violence. Nevertheless, the new taxonomy is not also without its challenges, which are seen in

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Voicing Pride and Futurity in the Age of A.I.

An Interview with Playwright Pao-Chang Tsai on Solo Date

Jing Chen and Pao-Chang Tsai

queer body in this work provides a core sample with which to examine the incorporation of queerness, futurism, and new media via theater performance. Solo Date has been praised for its critical interrogation of love and loss in an age of artificial

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Looking for Something to Signify

Something to Signify Gender Performance and Cuban Masculinity in Viva

David Yagüe González

notion of performance, gender and sexuality are developed outside of the preexisting and confining categories of male and female heteropatriarchy. By breaking away from the biological categorization of gender and by including other sexualities within the

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Shadows, Screens, Bodies, and Light

Reading the Discursive Shadow in the Age of American Silent Cinema

Amy E. Borden

grouping of magic and motion pictures as cultural practices each occupied with illusion, performance, and disappearing bodies. In doing so, it sketches a discursive and conceptual terrain in which to understand how figural bodies were broadly considered and

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On Shock Therapy

Modernist Aesthetics and American Underground Film

William Solomon

in every direction like shivers through an immense body.” 18 Crucially, the vertiginous performances that appear (in a perceptually distorted manner) in the film are unmistakably intended to function as reflexive figurations of the filmmaker