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Magee, R. (2013). Glass Coffin or Pleasure Cruiser? Desire and Later-Life Coming Out. Studies in Gender and Sexuality, 14(2):158-162.

(2013). Studies in Gender and Sexuality, 14(2):158-162

Glass Coffin or Pleasure Cruiser? Desire and Later-Life Coming Out

Robert Magee, Ph.D.

What ages desire? As the body ages do experiences and expressions of desire change in tandem? Or do the dynamics of desire run more freely and communicate unrestricted by the body's temporal location? Clinical and personal vignettes are developed to explore these questions and to consider how, for gay men in particular, erotic desire associates to experiences and memories related to “coming out.”

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