Item #275308 Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South. E. Patrick Johnson.
Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South

Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South

The University of North Carolina Press, September 2008. First Edition. Hardcover. Used - Very Good / Very Good. Item #275308
ISBN: 080783209X

Giving voice to a population too rarely acknowledged, Sweet Tea collects more than sixty life stories from black gay men who were born, raised, and continue to live in the South. E. Patrick Johnson challenges stereotypes of the South as backward or repressive and offers a window into the ways black gay men negotiate their identities, build community, maintain friendship networks, and find sexual and life partners--often in spaces and activities that appear to be antigay. Ultimately, Sweet Tea validates the lives of these black gay men and reinforces the role of storytelling in both African American and southern cultures.


First edition with full number line. Signed and dedicated by the author on the title page. Promotional postcard included. Very light shelf wear on the jacket. Mylar wrapped to preserve.

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