PoMoSexuals dishes up an all-star cast of articulate, witty gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered authors - all of whom want to explode your assumptions about sexuality : Pat Califia, Dorothy Allison, Laura Antoniou, Jill Nagle, Ricki Anne Wilchins, Michael Thomas Ford, Scott O'Hara, Marco Vassi, Carol Queen, John Weir, D. Travers Scott, Greta Christina.
We live in a complicated world, and according to PoMoSexuals, it is a lot more complicated than we thought. Now that society has become accustomed to the idea that gay men and lesbians exist, Lawrence Schimel and Carol Queen have brought together 15 essays dedicated to demolishing those categories. They are not, of course, arguing that homosexuals don't exist, but simply that these categories and words cannot do justice to the wondrous complexity of human sexuality. In PoMoSexuals you can read about heterosexual women who identify as gay men, the politics of placing a transgendered personal ad, and how trendy gay male ghetto culture is less about sexual liberation than brand-name accumulation. No matter what your sexual identity is, PoMoSexuals will startle and enlighten, provoke and entertain.