For the Love of Women: Gender, Identity and Same-Sex by Elisabeth Kirtsoglou

By Elisabeth Kirtsoglou

This striking publication opens up the unusual international of the 'parea' - a lesbian mystery society dependent in a small-town bar outdoor Athens, whose participants meet clandestinely to drink, dance and flirt. notwithstanding engaging in extreme sexual affairs lower than the noses of alternative buyers, the parea's individuals - lots of whom are married with youngsters and feature completely traditional lives by way of Greek criteria - don't determine themselves as homosexual and feature very unfavorable photographs of homosexuality. dependent solely on fieldwork in the parea, For the affection of Women weaves tales of women's lives and relationships into an interesting and perceptive analysis

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