Testo Junkie: Sex, Drugs, and Biopolitics in the Pharmacopornographic Era


Testo Junkie: Sex, Drugs, and Biopolitics in the Pharmacopornographic Era Author Paul B. Preciado
ISBN-10 1558618376
ISBN-13 9781558618374
Year 2013-09-17
Pages 432
Language English
Publisher The Feminist Press at CUNY
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What constitutes a real man or woman in the twenty first century Since birth control pills erectile dysfunction remedies and factory made testosterone and estrogen were developed biology is definitely no longer destiny In this penetrating analysis of gender Paul B Preciado shows the ways in which the synthesis of hormones since the 1950s has fundamentally changed how gender and sexual identity are formulated and how the pharmaceutical and pornography industries are in the business of creating desire This riveting continuation of Michel Foucault s The History of Sexuality also includes Preciado s diaristic account of his own use of testosterone every day for one year and its mesmerizing impact on his body as well as his imagination

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