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From Toads to Queens Transvestism in a Latin Setting

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Author: Jacobo Schifter

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This book was awarded the Lamba Award Finalist, one of the most prestiguous US awards as a gblt book. It deals with the private lives of Latin American drag queens who work the streets and who sometimes fool customers who don`t know these women are really men. What happens when the customers find out the truth? The answer will shock you.

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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