Tony Silva’s forthcoming article to be published in the February 31 (1) Gender & Society, “Bud-Sex: Constructing Normative Masculinity among Rural Straight Men That Have Sex With Men” was featured in NYmag.com/Science of Us and can be found here. In his qualitative study, Silva explores “normative rural masculinity”.
Tona Silva is a doctoral student in the department of sociology at the University of Oregon. His dissertation includes interviews with rural straight men that have sex with men to explore how they understand their identity, practices, and gender. His primary primary interests include sexualities, gender, rurality, and qualitative and quantitative methods.