Consuming in the Face of Hatred: Lifestyle and the gay advance

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Autumn 1995
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The lesbian and gay movement has emerged as a major political force. But it has done so at a time when male gay consumerism seems to signal - as elsewhere in society- the triumph of market alienation and depoliticisation. Simon Edge explores this conundrum and argues that the visibility of positive lifestyles engendered by consumerism can be an integral part of the political process.

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