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

What constitutes a "real" individual within the twenty-first century? given that contraception drugs, erectile disorder treatments, and factory-made testosterone and estrogen have been constructed, biology is well not destiny.

In this penetrating research of gender, Paul B. Preciado indicates the ways that the synthesis of hormones because the Nineteen Fifties has essentially replaced how gender and sexual id are formulated, and the way the pharmaceutical and pornography industries are within the enterprise of making wish. This riveting continuation of Michel Foucault's The historical past of Sexuality additionally contains Preciado's diaristic account of his personal use of testosterone on a daily basis for three hundred and sixty five days, and its spell binding influence on his physique in addition to his imagination.

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