Gay Latino Studies: A Critical Reader (Critical Reader by Michael Hames-Garcia,Ernesto Javier Martinez,Tomás

By Michael Hames-Garcia,Ernesto Javier Martinez,Tomás Almaguer,Luz Martínez,Daniel Contreras,Catriona Rueda Esquibel,Lionel Cantú,María Lugones,Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes

The authors of the essays during this specified assortment discover the lives and cultural contributions of homosexual Latino males within the usa, whereas additionally examining the political and theoretical stakes of homosexual Latino stories. In new essays and influential formerly released items, Latino students dependent in American reviews, ethnic reviews, background, functionality reviews, and sociology think about homosexual Latino scholarly and cultural paintings in terms of mainstream homosexual, lesbian, and queer educational discourses and the wider box of Chicano and Latino experiences. additionally they critique cultural causes of homosexual Latino sexual identification and behaviour, learn inventive representations of queer Latinidad, and have a good time where of dance in homosexual Latino tradition. Designed to stimulate discussion, the gathering pairs every one essay with a severe reaction via a famous Latino/a or Chicana/o student. phrases similar to gay, identity, queer, and visibility are contested during the quantity; the importance of those debates is frequently delivered to the fore within the commentaries. The essays in Gay Latino Studies supplement and overlap with the groundbreaking paintings of lesbians of colour and significant race theorists, in addition to queer theorists and homosexual and lesbian reviews students. Taken jointly, they provide much-needed perception into the lives and views of homosexual, bisexual, and queer Latinos, they usually renew recognition to the politics of id and coalition.

Contributors. Tomás Almaguer, Luz Calvo, Lionel Cantú,, Daniel Contreras, Catriona Rueda Esquibel, Ramón García, Ramón A. Gutiérrez, Michael Hames-García, Lawrence los angeles Fountain-Stokes, María Lugones, Ernesto J. Martínez, Paula M. L. Moya, José Esteban Muñoz, Frances Negrón-Muntaner, Ricardo L. Ortiz, Daniel Enrique Pérez, Ramón H. Rivera-Servera, Richard T. Rodríguez, David Román, Horacio N. Roque Ramírez, Antonio Viego

Show description

Read or Download Gay Latino Studies: A Critical Reader (Critical Reader (Paperback)) PDF

Best gay & lesbian nonfiction books

Looking Like What You Are: Sexual Style, Race, and Lesbian Identity (Cutting Edge: Lesbian Life & Literature (Paperback))

Seems to be might be deceiving, and in a society the place one's prestige and entry to chance are principally attendant on actual visual appeal, the difficulty of ways distinction is built and interpreted, embraced or effaced, is of large import. Lisa Walker examines this factor with a spotlight at the questions of what it potential to appear like a lesbian, and what it potential to be a lesbian yet to not seem like one.

Masked Voices: Gay Men and Lesbians in Cold War America (SUNY series in Queer Politics and Cultures)

An research of unpublished letters to the 1st American homosexual journal finds the enterprise, model, and resistance happening within the homosexual neighborhood in the course of the McCarthy period. during this compelling social background, Craig M. Loftin describes how homosexual humans within the usa skilled the Fifties and early Nineteen Sixties, a time whilst quickly growing to be homosexual and lesbian subcultures suffered common discrimination.

Terrorist Assemblages: Homonationalism in Queer Times (Next wave)

During this pathbreaking paintings, Jasbir ok. Puar argues that configurations of sexuality, race, gender, kingdom, classification, and ethnicity are realigning in terms of modern forces of securitization, counterterrorism, and nationalism. She examines how liberal politics contain convinced queer matters into the fold of the countryside, via advancements together with the felony popularity inherent within the overturning of anti-sodomy legislation and the proliferation of extra mainstream illustration.

Nothing Can Tear Us Apart: Rage!

What could you do after the guy of your goals battered you simply because he believed you’ve been untrue? may possibly you forgive this guy to whom you’ve given each piece of your center? fascinating, prosperous homosexual Black megastar Wesley (Wes) Laurence Kelly, forty five, yearns for an everlasting, pleasurable love. regrettably, disastrous relationships have left him shattered and disappointed.

Additional resources for Gay Latino Studies: A Critical Reader (Critical Reader (Paperback))

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.61 of 5 – based on 39 votes