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 particular assortment discover the lives and cultural contributions of homosexual Latino males within the usa, whereas additionally reading the political and theoretical stakes of homosexual Latino stories. In new essays and influential formerly released items, Latino students established in American experiences, ethnic reviews, heritage, functionality stories, and sociology examine homosexual Latino scholarly and cultural paintings relating to mainstream homosexual, lesbian, and queer educational discourses and the wider box of Chicano and Latino experiences. additionally they critique cultural motives of homosexual Latino sexual id and behaviour, study inventive representations of queer Latinidad, and have fun where of dance in homosexual Latino tradition. Designed to stimulate discussion, the gathering pairs each one essay with a serious reaction by means of a sought after Latino/a or Chicana/o pupil. phrases resembling gay, identity, queer, and visibility are contested during the quantity; the importance of those debates is usually dropped at the fore within the commentaries. The essays in Gay Latino Studies supplement and overlap with the groundbreaking paintings of lesbians of colour and important 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, and so they renew awareness 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

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