GoncalVes Sexuality and the Politics of Ethos. Preface and Chapter One. Background. Speakers Bureau University program designed to educate students and the community about homophobia and heterosexism.
Preface and Chapter One
“Just as I did this, the students in this book and those in our classrooms discover as children how to perform the “right gender”, to be “good” girls and boys for the all importance audience of our families and later our peers in order to get our needs for safety and belonging at least minimally met.” (23)
Identity is not fixed, instead it should be thought of as in-process and complicated.
Personal Identity is forever changing depending on the target audience.
Individuals construct their personas to attract a variety of audiences.