Attribution Photos. It seems that although digital technologies are used to promote Hampstead Heath, the way men negotiate sex within these cruising areas still relies on age-old methods of informal gesturing. Scholars should hereby not only focus on famous cruising sites in big metropolis, but also examine less-known public sexual environments in rural areas and small cities.
By drawing forth on an interactionist approach, stemming from sociologists such as Goffman and Garfinkel, Humphreys examined the behaviour of men having sex with men in public toilets. Besides non-participant observation techniques, digital ethnography was used to examine how digital technologies affect cruising behaviour at public sexual environments.
Views Read Edit View history. A storm of critique followed a. In more recent times, public lay-bys located either on or off main roads or rural roads have also become popular sites. Brown, G.