Throughout his book, Mains switches between describing the personal narratives of two young men and describing the leather culture from an outside perspective. Share your thoughts with other customers. While slightly graphic and biased towards the leather scene, Urban Aboriginals by Geoff Mains is an excellent read. Geoff's contribution to our history, our community, and our understanding of ourselves has withstood the test of time. Mains does a great job using science, geography, kink, sociology, and sexuality, as well as, actual experiences, to explain the heart and mysteries of a Leatherman. As relevant today A subculture of gay men participate in a radical form of sexuality and community known as leather.
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Urban Aboriginals: A Celebration of Leathersexuality
There's a problem loading this menu right now. This auction is almost over and you're currently the high bidder. Geoff Mains's book reminds me of a great deal of Martin Levine's book Gay Macho, in that both books are largely an anthropological and psychological study of gay male identity. Home Contact us Help Free delivery worldwide. Open Preview See a Problem? We can notify you when this item is back in stock.
Try raising your high bid amount. To ask other readers questions about Urban Aboriginalsplease sign up. At the same time, at least in western culture, pain is rarely used for pleasure. Mains's book tries to understand leather-sex not just as a mode of sexual identity, but also as a larger effort by those who participate to establish a sub-culture that is defined by its tendency to push individual limits. Add to watch list Remove from watch list. Product description About the Author Geoff Mains. Learn more about Amazon Prime.