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South, Central & Latin American History


Bleys, Rudi C.
Images of Ambiente: Homo-Eroticism and Gay Identities in Latin American Art from 1821 to the Present. London: Continuum, due for publication Spring 2000.
Burg, B. R.
Sodomy and the Perception of Evil: English Sea Rovers in the Seventeenth-century Caribbean. New York: New York University Press, 1983.
Foster, David William (ed.)
Latin American Writers on Gay and Lesbian Themes: A Bio-critical Sourcebook. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1994.
Lacey, Edward A.
"Latin America: myths and realities", in Winston Leyland (ed.), Gay Roots, San Francisco: Gay Sunshine Press, 1991, pp. 481-502.
Leyland, Winston (ed.)
Now the Volcano: An Anthology of Latin American Gay Literature, translated by Erskine Lane, Franklin D. Blanton, Simon Karlinsky. 1979.
Mott, Luis R.B.
Escravidão, homossexualidade e demonologia. 1988.
Mott, Luiz
O sexo proibido: virgens, gays e escravos nas garras da Inquisição. 1988.
Sigal, Pete (ed.)
Infamous Desire: Male Homosexuality in Colonial Latin America. University of Chicago Press, 2003.
Whitam, Frederick, and Mathy, Robin
Male Homosexuality in Four Societies: Brazil, Guatemala, the Philippines, and the United States. New York: Praeger Scientific, 1986.


Fry, Peter
"Homosexuality and spirit possession in Brazil", Journal of Homosexuality, 1.3-4 (1985): 137-53.
Green, James Naylor
Beyond Carnival: Male Homosexuality in Twentieth-Century Brazil. A history of the gay subculture in Brazil.
Kulick, Don
Travesti: Sex, Gender, and Culture among Brazilian Transgendered Prostitutes. University of Chicago Press, 1998. Social constructionist anthropology.
Trevisan, JoÆo
Perverts in Paradise, trans. Martin Foreman. London: GMP Publishers, 1986.


Arguelles, Lourdes and Rich, B. Ruby
"Homosexuality, homophobia, and revolution: notes toward an understanding of the Cuban lesbian and gay male experience", orig. pub. in Signs, Summer 1984. Reprinted in Duberman et al., Hidden from History, 1989, pp. 441-55.
Lumsden, Ian
Machos, Maricones and Gays: Cuba and Homosexuality. Latin American Bureau, 1997.


Carrier, Joseph
De Los Otros: Intimacy and Homosexuality Among Mexican Men. Columbia University Press, 1995.
Prieur, Annick
Mama's House, Mexico Cita: On Transvestites, Queens and Machos. World of Desire Series, University Chicago Press, 1998.
Taylor, Clark L., Jr.
El Ambiente: Male Homosexual Social Life in Mexico City. Ph.D. dissertation.
Taylor, Clark
"Legends, syncretism, and continuing echoes of homosexuality from Pre-Columbian and Colonial México", in Stephen O. Murray (ed.), Latin American Male Homosexualities. Albuquerque: New Mexico University Press, pp. 80-99.
Taylor, Clark L., Jr.
"Mexican gaylife in historical perspective", in Winston Leyland (ed.), Gay Roots, San Francisco: Gay Sunshine Press, 1991, pp. 190-202.

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