Gay Fairy and Folk Tales: More Traditional Stories Retold for Gay Men

Gay Fairy and Folk Tales More Traditional Stories Retold for Gay Men For centuries fairy tales have been shared between friends using gentle humor and irony to teach life lessons and Cashorali s charming tales contemporized for a sophisticated audience unite tradit

  • Title: Gay Fairy and Folk Tales: More Traditional Stories Retold for Gay Men
  • Author: Peter Cashorali
  • ISBN: 9780571199266
  • Page: 187
  • Format: Hardcover
  • For centuries fairy tales have been shared between friends, using gentle humor and irony to teach life lessons, and Cashorali s charming tales, contemporized for a sophisticated audience, unite traditional stories with social, psychological, and cultural issues in today s gay community Characters within them learn to come out and be proud of who they are, love, trust, andFor centuries fairy tales have been shared between friends, using gentle humor and irony to teach life lessons, and Cashorali s charming tales, contemporized for a sophisticated audience, unite traditional stories with social, psychological, and cultural issues in today s gay community Characters within them learn to come out and be proud of who they are, love, trust, and help others, confront issues of aging, mortality, and HIV, learn what it means to be a caregiver, grieve, and rejoice in unexpected renewal in their lives The thirteen stories draw on classic sources including the Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen, and Perrault, as well as tales from Irish, Italian, Russian, Scandinavian, Yiddish, Chinese, and Gypsy folklore and legend They feature fairy tale favorites such as magical dwarves and sprites, talking animals, handsome princes, and powerful but generally misguided kings, as well as a cast of characters new to fairy tales models and photographers, clothing designers, brawny woodcutters, sugar daddies, bestial tops and subservient bottoms, and many .
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    • Joan says:

      This is a retelling of a few well known and some fairly unknown fairy/folk tales with gay sensibilities. Most of the stories feature gay protagonists, but one of my favorite tales is that of the sparrow and the dog, which became an allegory of the AIDS crisis in the 80s. While a few end in a couple in the happily ever after vein (I am not complaining!!), there was also a few that ends up with the protagonist alone, wiser and happier. I don't recall many fairy tales ending like that, and I imagin [...]

    • Jon O says:

      I was eager to read the second book on the Gay Fairy Tales by Peter Cashorali, since I was so impressed by the first issue. Gay Fairy & Folk Tales: More Traditional Stories Retold For Gay Men failed to recapture the magic of Book 1. There were a few more serious issues - such as homophobia, being an outcast in the family and also that 'virus' issue. I did not understand David in The Beauty in the Mountain of Ice ended alone, when this was supposed to be fairy tales for gay men. Was Cinderel [...]

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