However, in a city the size and density of Leicester, the same group of users tends to be visible more constantly, even if their relative proximity changes as one moves across the city. Critical essays on knowledge and politics.
Some houses are owner-occupied, many are privately rented.
Finally, the neoliberalization of the apparatus of sexuality helps to affirm the anti-democratic and violent claim of the neoliberal governmentality that there is no alternative to it. Neoliberalism deploys the promise of tolerance, flexibility and pluralism in order to fulfill its anti-social, anti-democratic and violent agenda.
It can be tempting to think of these men as living in somewhat similar circumstances to the men that the young Joe Orton encountered on these streets sixty or more years ago. However, my comments focus more on thinking about everyday life in such cities without focusing purely on LGBTphobia.
Heteronormativity not only functions through upholding the binary of homosexuality and heterosexuality but it also operates as heteronormalization through the normalizing integration of certain forms of non-heterosexuality.