Members of the right in Brazil conflated communist “subversives” and left-wing politics with sexual immorality.
Tag: Latin America
The Nicaraguan struggle for sexual rights came armed with revolutionary experience.
How have perceptions of magic shaped sexuality, love, and reproduction?
Interview by Mir Yarfitz In the 1950s, “youth” became a new consumer category of central importance to the worldwide social, cultural, and political transformations of the following decades. In The Age of Youth in Argentina: Culture, Politics, and Sexuality from Perón to Videla (University of North Carolina Press, 2014), Valeria […]
Elena McGrath Five years after the 1952 revolution gave all Bolivians the right to vote, removed forced labor requirements for indigenous communities, and nationalized Bolivia’s mineral wealth, a mechanic in Bolivia’s state-owned mining company, the Bolivian Mining Corporation (Corporación Minera de Bolivia, or COMIBOL) wrote to the municipal courts. He […]
How do sex and sexuality play a role in Latin American histories? In what ways is sexuality a significant organizing principle in the study of Latin American societies? What does sexuality mean in Latin American cultures across time and space? NOTCHES: (re)marks on the history of sexuality invites submissions on […]
Raúl Necochea and Cassia Roth It was our good fortune to share a table with three terrific scholars at the 2015 American Historical Association (AHA) conference, all working in the borderlands of reproduction, sexuality, health, and Latin American/Caribbean politics. Our panel, “The Politics of Reproduction in the Americas: Bolivia, Jamaica, and […]