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Look Both Ways Bisexual Politics characters Ô 7 For the acclaimed author and activist Jennifer Baumgardner bisexuality has always been than the sexual non preference of the '90s In Look Both Ways Baumgardner takes a close look at the growing visibility of gay and bisexual characters performers and issues on the national cultural stage Despite the prevalence of bisexuality among Generation X and Y women she finds that it continues to be marginalized by both gay and strai. Last month I posted about my irritation with the Bitch interview with Jennifer Baumgardner the author of Look Both Ways Bisexual Politics I was very disappointed with the interview but at that time said I d still read the book as maybe she had to say than she d let onOnce again I m disappointedThe book is just as bad if not worse than the interview was Baumgardner honestly seems to see a special place for herself and other bisexuals or at least bisexual women she has very little to say about bisexual men in the gay specifically lesbian community Not only does she expect to be welcomed as ueer regardless of her partnership status but she seems to think she s a really special kind of ueer even ueerer than lesbians or something Which is both infuriating and kind of amazing in its narcissismBaumgardner s real talent as far as I can tell is in getting prominent women to agree to talk to her on the record Much of the book focuses on interviews with bisexual feminists or feminists who have had relationships with both men and women including Alix Kates Shulman Liza Featherstone and Ani DiFranco she also draws heavily on her own previous relationship with Amy Ray And while I found her discussions with older feminists like Shulman who don t and never have used the label bisexual even though they had had relationships with both men and women very interesting the younger women including Featherstone and DiFranco seemed to serve only as uotes to back up the assertions Baumgardner makes about herselfThe book is also littered with stereotypes and myths about lesbians and particularly about bisexual women that I just don t understand the point of including if you aren t going to actually address them Baumgardner has lots of joking asides about Smith College and LUGS Lesbians Until Graduation for example but she doesn t make any attempt to reconcile this with actual bisexuality To her being bisexual being a political lesbian and having an experimental phase seem to be the same thing or less and yet she still thinks the gay and lesbian community should accept bisexuals with open arms and even elevate them to a special status I don t get itThe single most infuriating thing about the book though is not Baumgardner s claims about bisexuality but her claims about feminism In a way that reads to me as almost anti feminist Baumgardner seems to think that the real and important work of feminism was finished in the 1970s and we re just sort of refining things now and ought to be much concerned with other social justice movements than with feminism This doesn t speak to my reality at all nor does it give any thought to the international position of women that third wavers including Baumgardner herself claim to be so concerned about in other writingsBasically the book is infuriating and disappointing Baumgardner touches on what I d consider the important and interesting things that could be said about being a bisexual feminist in contemporary America in about 10% of the book the rest is either fluff about her personal life celebrity gawking holding up stereotypes or just rambling about things that are really not that important If you are looking for solid work on bisexuality skip this one and keep searching Amazon.com: Introducing Psychology: A Graphic Guide (Introducing...) eBook: Nigel Benson: Kindle Store issues on the national cultural stage Despite the prevalence of bisexuality among Generation X and Y women she finds that A hauteur de bébés it continues to be marginalized by both gay and strai. 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Look Both Ways Bisexual Politics characters Ô 7 Ght cultures and dismissed either as a phase or a cop out With intimacy and humor Baumgardner discusses her own experience as a bisexual and the struggle she's undergone to reconcile the privilege she's garnered as a woman who is perceived as straight and the empowerment and satisfaction she's derived from her relationships with women Part memoir part pop culture study Look Both Ways connects the prominent dots of a bisexu. This book is hours of my life I will not get back It received a great deal of positive press in feminist circles earlier this year so I was really excited to read it enough that I almost bought it in hardback How glad I am that I waited to get it from the library Baumgardner a third wave feminist with some bizarre atavistic 70s separatist tendencies believes that relationships between women are without exception nurturing and sheltering offering protection from the oppression that also apparently without exception is part and parcel of heterosexual relationships One must assume that in Baumgardner s world same sex partner abuse does not existI read this book hoping by the title and description for a discussion of the politics of bisexuality and the ueer community What I found instead was 1 the author s sexual history and 2 her apparent belief that bisexuality is the superior sexual orientation a guaranteed pathway to liberation and enlightenment for women Male bisexuals and transfolk might as well not exist as far as this book is concerned She devotes an entire chapter to the singer Ani DiFranco and while sure I like Ani too I don t think she s uite the cultural catalyst that the pages of laudations allotted to her would implyI was hoping that this book would serve as an addition to the canon of Loraine Hutchins and Lani Kaahumanu s Bi Any Other Name and Marjorie Garber s Vice Versa Alas it looks as though we have to stick with the classics for now Ballerina Girl (My First Reader (Paperback)) intimacy and humor Baumgardner discusses her own experience as a bisexual and the struggle she's undergone to reconcile the privilege she's garnered as a woman who Will Shortz Presents Hard Sudoku Volume 3: 200 Challenging Puzzles is perceived as straight and the empowerment and satisfaction she's derived from her relationships with women Part memoir part pop culture study Look Both Ways connects the prominent dots of a bisexu. This book ALEXY (Génesis nº 1) is hours of my life I will not get back It received a great deal of positive press The Complete Ketogenic Diet for Beginners: Healthy Guide for Weight Loss in feminist circles earlier this year so I was really excited to read Boswell's London Journal1762-1763 it enough that I almost bought Guided Mindfulness Meditation: A Complete Guided Mindfulness Meditation Program from Jon Kabat-Zinn it Les Bidochon, tome 1 : Roman d'amour in hardback How glad I am that I waited to get Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business it from the library Baumgardner a third wave feminist with some bizarre atavistic 70s separatist tendencies believes that relationships between women are without exception nurturing and sheltering offering protection from the oppression that also apparently without exception Diary of a Minecraft Squid: An Unofficial Minecraft Book (Minecraft Diary Books and Wimpy Zombie Tales For Kids 19) is part and parcel of heterosexual relationships One must assume that The Paper Bag Princess (Munsch for Kids) in Baumgardner s world same sex partner abuse does not existI read this book hoping by the title and description for a discussion of the politics of bisexuality and the ueer community What I found Final Fantasy Ultimania Archive Volume 2 instead was 1 the author s sexual history and 2 her apparent belief that bisexuality KickAss Delphi Programming: Cutting-edge Delphi Programming with an Attitude is the superior sexual orientation a guaranteed pathway to liberation and enlightenment for women Male bisexuals and transfolk might as well not exist as far as this book Batiendo a Wall Street: Peter Lynch con la colaboración de John Rothchild is concerned She devotes an entire chapter to the singer Ani DiFranco and while sure I like Ani too I don t think she s uite the cultural catalyst that the pages of laudations allotted to her would Matriochkas Tome 2 : Dissidence implyI was hoping that this book would serve as an addition to the canon of Loraine Hutchins and Lani Kaahumanu s Bi Any Other Name and Marjorie Garber s Vice Versa Alas Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi (A Math Adventure) it looks as though we have to stick with the classics for now

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Look Both Ways Bisexual Politics characters Ô 7 Al community Alix Kates Shulman Ani DiFranco Rebecca Walker and of course Anne Heche that Baumgardner argues have bridged feminist aims with those of the gay rights movement Look Both Ways is a compelling and current study in bisexual lives lived secretly and openly and an exploration of the lessons learned by writers artists and activists who have refused the eitheror paradigm defended by both gay and straight communities. I really wish I could give 25 stars because I don t think this one deserves 3 but it isn t as bad as a plain 2 I went into this one aware of a lot of the criticism but still wanting to give it a shot because I feel like there s a dearth of good books on bisexuality Also I enjoyed Manifesta Young Women Feminism and the Future when I read it for a class in collegeUnfortunately this book has two huge problems First and worst of all as mentioned in many of the reviews Baumgardner privileges bisexuality over all other sexualities which is extremely problematic in of itself but which also makes the book come off as smug and self congratulatory The fact that the author is something of a name dropper does not help Second of all the author apparently never made up her mind as to whether she was writing a memoir or a critical analysis To be perfectly honest there was not enough research for the latter and not enough depth for the former And yet the book was accessible readable and had some good points Ultimately though I think it s also pretty forgettable


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    PDF/EPUB Look Both Ways Bisexual Politics Last month I posted about my irritation with the Bitch interview with Jennifer Baumgardner the author of Look Both Ways Bisexual Politics I was very disappointed with the interview but at that time said I'd still read the book as maybe she had to say than she'd let onOnce again I'm disappointedThe book is just as bad if not worse than the interview was Baumgardner honestly seems to see a special place for herself and

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    Jennifer Baumgardner ´ 7 download PDF/EPUB Look Both Ways Bisexual Politics Contrary to the criticism raised in previous reviews I actually enjoyed this book It's definitely of a sexual memoir than anything but I actually prefer my personal reading to be personal and less pedantic However as an auto

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    PDF/EPUB Look Both Ways Bisexual Politics This book is hours of my life I will not get back It received a great deal of positive press in feminist circles earlier this year so I was really excited to read it enough that I almost bought it in hardback How glad I am that I waited to get it from the library Baumgardner a third wave feminist with some bizarre atavistic 70s separatist tendencies believes that relationships between women are without exception nurturing and sheltering off

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    PDF/EPUB Look Both Ways Bisexual Politics review ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ´ Jennifer Baumgardner summary Look Both Ways Bisexual Politics I don't know why I hated this book so much but I did It seemed like Baumgardner never made a succinct point; her writing was like someone talking just to hear themselves talk In her endless yammering on about herself and her relationship with Amy Ray she really did nothing for bisexual politics and her overuse of the phrase look both ways made her come across as a high schooler trying to meet the word count r

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    PDF/EPUB Look Both Ways Bisexual Politics I really wish I could give 25 stars because I don't think this one deserves 3 but it isn't as bad as a plain 2 I went into this one aware of a lot of the criticism but still wanting to give it a shot because I feel like there's a dearth of good books on bisexuality Also I enjoyed Manifesta Young Women Feminism and the Future when I read it fo

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    PDF/EPUB Look Both Ways Bisexual Politics review ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ´ Jennifer Baumgardner summary Look Both Ways Bisexual Politics The main premise of the book is a great one that bisexuality is inherently isolated from gay and straight lacking in a sense of communityidentity and that one is always defined by the gender of your current partner I like the premise but was frustrated by the way she makes her argument Ultimately it seemed that she belie

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    review ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ´ Jennifer Baumgardner Jennifer Baumgardner ´ 7 download summary Look Both Ways Bisexual Politics This was a frustrating book I learned a lot of interesting trivia about 90s pop culture including that there were far bisexuals in it than I thought There were some occasionally well phrased ways of expressing ideas I've seen before but nothing particularly ground breaking Even taking into account that it's over a decade old 'Closer to Home' is much older and MUCH insightfulThis was magazine y I've never read Ms magazine for which the aut

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  • Hardcover
  • 244
  • Look Both Ways Bisexual Politics
  • Jennifer Baumgardner
  • English
  • 10 September 2020
  • 9780374190040