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The Gay Icon Classics of the World

The Gay Icon Classics of the World A wonderful collection of gay short fiction fables from around the world The creation of these stories were based upon some cultural awareness of gay men in history and in some cultures where gay life

  • Title: The Gay Icon Classics of the World
  • Author: Robert Joseph Greene
  • ISBN: 9780986929755
  • Page: 165
  • Format: Paperback
  • A wonderful collection of gay short fiction fables from around the world The creation of these stories were based upon some cultural awareness of gay men in history and in some cultures where gay life is taboo This is a must read for people who are interested in gaining an understanding of gays from different cultures and the human heart Table of Contents 1 IntroductioA wonderful collection of gay short fiction fables from around the world The creation of these stories were based upon some cultural awareness of gay men in history and in some cultures where gay life is taboo This is a must read for people who are interested in gaining an understanding of gays from different cultures and the human heart Table of Contents 1 Introduction 2 The Journey and the Jewels Saudi Arabia 3 And Cupid Also Loved Rome 4 Haakon of Hearts Sweden 5 The Wrong Voice Far Away Egypt 6 Bantu s Song and the Soiled Loin Cloth Cote d Ivoire 7 The Five Bows of Shakespeare s Apprentice Great Britain 8 The Three Wishes Mexico 9 The Barton France 10 The Love of Falleron and Ibsen Greece 11 Halo s Golden Circle Judea Israel

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    About "Robert Joseph Greene"

    1. Robert Joseph Greene

      Robert Joseph Greene is a Canadian author of gay romance fiction, best known for The Gay Icon Classics of the World, a collection of gay themed love stories from over 12 different countries Each story represents a culture and a people The book was listed by PFLAG Canada as a recommended book in their Books Worth Reading section.One of the short stories in the Gay Icon Classics collection is Halo s Golden Circle , a tragic love story set in ancient Judea Author and Jewish scholar Steven Greenberg remarked that it was a beautiful story.Following the release of The Gay Icon Classics of the World II in 2012, a group of Russian students translated The Blue Door , a story from the collection about a young Russian prince who comes out as gay, and used it as a protest against the homosexual propaganda laws enacted in Saint Petersburg In 2013, German book distributor Weltbild removed Greene s book because the distributor was owned by the 12 Catholic Diocese of Germany and they did not like LGBT material This sparked a protest when news reporters discovered that the book distributor was selling soft porn.Greene continues for fight for human rights and supports groups like PFLAG Canada.

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    1. Wow, what a pleasant collection of short stories. I heard about this book and wanted to use it for my psychology class. It's a collection of short gay love stories from different cultures. I really appreciate how each story had a reflection of cultures and views about homosexuality.We are addresses cultural norms and how they change with time in each society. I find that many of these stories showed, at least, a recognition of the concept of men loving other men.In some stories, I saw more of a [...]



    2. I was really touched by these short little stories. It brings out the romantic in me. The bookis left out on my coffee table and my friends often pick it up when they sit and comment on it.



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