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From Toads to Queens. Transvestism in a Latin American setting

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Author: Jacobo Schifter

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A thorough investigation of a thus far neglected population. . . . Offers both broad and in-depth perspectives of the subject matter. . . . Dr. Schifter succeeds in presenting a vivid and compelling picture of the hard lives of transvestite homosexuals." -- Alex Carballo-Diguez, PhD, Research Scientist, HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies at New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University, New York, NY The information in From Toads to Queens: Transvestism in a Latin American Setting (a 2000 Lammy Nominee) is crucial to understanding Latin American culture and its relation to HIV prevention. You’ll find research findings that offer insights into and analysis of the sexual culture and risk factors that place transvestites in the sex trade and their customers at ris...

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jacobo Schifter

The author has a PhD in History from Columbia University, New York. He has written more than 20 books on US relations with Central America, the Jewish Community in the region, and on sexual minorities. Many of these books have been published in the States. Among these are Lila's House, A Study on Male Prostitution in Latin America, The Sexual Construction of Latino Youth, Macho Love. A Study of Sex in Prison and many others. The author currently works at UPEACE, teaching courses on Gender and Genocide.

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