Subject: Social Science / Gay Studies

Subject: Social Science / Gay Studies

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The Politics of Sexuality in Latin America

|9780822960621|A Reader on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Rights| The city of Buenos Aires has guaranteed all couples, regardless of gender, the right to register civil unions. Mexico City has approved the Cohabitation Law, which grants same-sex couples marital rights identical to those of common-law relationships between men and women. Yet, a gay man was murdered every two days in Latin America in 2005, and Brazil recently led the world in homophobic murders. These facts illustrate the wide disparity in the treatment and rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) populations across the region. The Politics of Sexuality in…

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