Journal of Homosexuality. Selling out: the gay and lesbian movement goes to market. Foucault has taught us that neither sexuality nor sexual identity are naturally given. Al described how he was pursued by the man who would become his first true love inside: My first true love there was W; this guy named W.
Thus, neoliberalism also needs to be investigated as political project that engages people, Many gay men struggle with intimacy issues their hopes and promise them a good life, more freedom, wealth or personal fulfillment.
If the neoliberal transformation of the apparatus of sexuality is based upon emphasizing shared norms, it is obvious that integrating lesbians and gays stabilizes the assumingly shared norms and normalities Raab ; Mesquita Tewksbury R.
Heteronormativity not only functions through upholding the binary of homosexuality and heterosexuality but it also operates as heteronormalization through the normalizing integration of certain forms of non-heterosexuality. The paper is based on the premise that neoliberalism is a political rationality that is not only anti-social but also requires an anti-democratic and violent form of statehood.
I did this. The campaign aims to introduce sexual diversity into education and administration, to advance legal equality and initiate dialogues with civil society institutions to increase sexual tolerance and sexual diversity. Engel A. Desiring an Anti-democratic, Violent State Let me finally focus on the question how heteronormalization also helps to legitimate neoliberal statehood and its inherent anti-democratic and violent logics.