As historians know, the archive is ruthless in preserving categories over time.
Latin American Sexualities
A sixteenth-century scribe recorded the sexual and reproductive behaviour of indigenous women in colonial Mexico.
How, when, and why left-leaning Latin American governments responded to the demands of feminist, women’s, and LGBT movements.
The Mexican gay magazine Macho Tips (1985-1989) engaged with national ideologies of race and gender.
In Bolivia, political allegiances and competing priorities have shaped movements for equality for LGBTI Bolivians, and thus, their histories.
In Mexico, colonial courts maintained relative silence about abortion and infanticide. Things changed in 1871.
The Right in Brazil conflated communist “subversives” and left-wing politics with sexual immorality.