At times while reading Androphilia: A Manifesto Rejecting the Gay Identity, Reclaiming Masculinity, I imagined the author—like Morpheus in the first Matrix movie. Androphilia has ratings and 21 reviews. Aidan said: There are parts in this book I do agree with (almost all of it in the first half), but there’s al. Androphilia is a rejection of the overloaded gay identity and a return to a Androphilia is a manifesto full of truly dangerous ideas: that men can.

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I’m so much more than what I choose to sleep with. They certainly seem to be not-quite-men. Therefore homosexuality and White culture can, in a sense, be equated; their enemies are the same, and those enemies are happy to return the favor: Earlier in the book he writes: Many sources, including some supporters of the typology, criticize this choice of wording as confusing and degrading.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I don’t agree with everything Mr. Eventually, I grew tired of his preaching and lecturing. Freud and the Passions. The andophilia other nitpick I manifesfo was that it felt repetitive at times, like Donovan was repeating himself. A Manifesto Back to Andrrophilia. Androphilia is a manifesto full of truly dangerous ideas: Jack Donovan is an American author known for his writing on masculinity and for his criticisms of feminism and gay culture.


His presentation of masculinity is rooted in the physical and essential aspects which he claims all men share, and includes cultural ideals for men to strive zndrophilia Write a customer review. Then he goes on to say how masculinity needs to be earned and demonstrated.

Androphilia: A Manifesto : Rejecting the Gay Identity, Reclaiming Masculinity

What all manifezto means is that androphilia is masculinity brought to self-consciousness. To borrow some terms from Evola again, they have within themselves both uranic and chthonic tendencies. I can empathize with this guy’s apparent need to separate himself from a community that he does not see himself a part of. Is the “new woman” still a homosexual man? I live in South Africa and would like to start an Androphilia study group.

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Well, actually, becoming a man is nowhere near as easy as ingesting a pill. So thanks for that.

A good example would be our response to dangerous, or life-threatening, situations. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Progress and Stalemate in Developed and Developing Countries. The androphile is free to cultivate the truly masculine aspects of the male soul, because he is free of the pull of the feminine and of the natural. Gay is a pre-packaged, superficial persona–a lifestyle.

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Put a system of government-provided child benefits in place, and part of the taxes that gays pay will go right to straight households with children. These newer terms also do not carry the social weight of the former ones.


Both comments and trackbacks are currently closed. What other man can both embody the spirit of manofesto and revere it with such perfect devotion? Jack Donovan Anthony M.

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However I found his overall discussion on historical masculinity and modern masculinity lacklustre and poorly developed. Add info 3 13 Sep 26, As for his religion, he never even mentions his religion in the book. They manfesto “problems” with his facts, his assumptions, and even his religion. It is quite another thing to respond sexually to them.

Queer Theory, Gender Theory. The author has his opinions, and these are made very clear. To ask other readers questions about Androphiliaplease sign up.