Gloria Brame, Ph.D.

Boy Meets Girl but Wants Boy: Classic Gay Pulp

Filed By Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | April 21, 2011 11:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Entertainment, Gay Icons and History
Tags: classic gay pulp, Percy Fenster, queer pulp, Susan Stryker, vintage gay

Classic novel from 1964, discussed in depth in Susan Stryker's Queer Pulp: Perverted Passions from the Golden Age of the Paperback. Copies are rare and can go for upwards of $200 when they come up for sale.

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For a brief second, I thought it read: "This virile, handsome jizzman..."

Wow. That's an epic amount of chest hair in the cover art.

Paige Listerud | April 21, 2011 3:39 PM

It's a slight bit of bisexual erasure, but, on the other hand, I love how the bi guy gets to be known as the "hot pants" homo.

Hey, bring your saxophone and bring your boyfriend, baby.