Introduction: The Question of Sexual Identity

  • William S. Wilkerson
Part of the The Future of Minority Studies book series (FMS)


In 1993, the wealthy gay neighborhood of West Hollywood picked a neuroscientist to be the grand marshal of its gay pride parade—an unusual honor for a member of that esoteric profession. What had he done to earn this queer accolade on his curriculum vitae? Putting it in the most clinical terms, he had removed the brains from some people who had died of AIDS, stained some of their parts, and measured their size.


Sexual Orientation Social Role Sexual Desire Sexual Identity Spiritual Calling 
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© William S. Wilkerson 2007

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