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Theme 1: perceptions of intercourse in Sweden and Berlin

This theme is made from two groups: Normative Environments and Accessibility of lovers and intimate methods.

The perception of intercourse and intimate training had been a combination of numerous facets in line with the cultural norms plus the accessibility of lovers and intimate techniques and intimate arenas. These perceptions differed in the event that individuals described Sweden or Berlin. Variations in social norms between Sweden and Berlin appeared to be key motivators to leave Sweden and travel or go on to Berlin. The Uk writer, Christopher Isherwood’s magazines such as for example Goodbye to Berlin—later converted into the musical Cabaret 44 —were mentioned by a few of the informants as one factor in producing a notion, or a sense of Berlin with a tremendously various normative environment from your home.

I’d a rather image that is romanticized of, based on literary works, movies, Cabaret, gay stories told through buddies and acquaintances. I experienced most likely built a graphic of Berlin being a city that may provide some lovely decadence and sin. (Informant 2)

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