A «libertação sexual» (1)

"As I approached my fortieth birthday," he [Edmund White] writes in the epilogue, "I feared I'd lost the physical attractiveness that might have made me welcome five years earlier in Gay America." Because "States of Desire"[1980] is presumably a book about human liberation, one must ask: What kind of liberation can a sentiment like that possibly represent?

De uma recensão de Paul Cowan no New York Times, 1980