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By Steven Zeeland

between the entire literature released on gays within the army, Steven Zeeland’s first booklet is still extraordinary. Barrack acquaintances and Soldier fanatics is a uncooked, unsanitized own checklist of conversations the writer had with younger squaddies and airmen stationed in Frankfurt, Germany. Zeeland’s intimate involvement with those males enabled him to rfile in sincere, visceral phrases the day by day fact of homosexual army men’s lives and the way they paintings, play, and, regularly, how the army really helped them pop out.

Ironically, regardless of the military’s antigay guidelines, those males stumbled on that army provider put them in environments the place that they had to come back to phrases with their erotic emotions for different males, and despatched them abroad to areas the place they discovered better freedom to discover their sexuality than they can have again domestic. whereas some of Zeeland’s friends have been specific for discharge, so much painting an environment of sexually annoying tolerance and exhibit a shocking measure of openness with directly co-workers and roommates.

The sixteen attention-grabbing interviews in Barrack acquaintances and Soldier enthusiasts problem renowned assumptions and stereotypes approximately homosexual males within the army and supply major info on:

  • gay army sexual networks
  • male sexual fluidity in barracks life
  • strategies for survival as a homosexual or bisexual male within the U.S. military
  • German-American relations
  • attitudes towards the homosexual ban

    The informal, conversational constitution of Barrack acquaintances and Soldier fanatics makes it a richly pleasing learn. No different booklet offers the sort of hot and intimate portrait of the lives of younger homosexual squaddies and airmen.

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