James N. Green is Associate Professor of Latin American History at California State University, Long Beach and president of the Brazilian Studies Association. In 1978, he was co-founder of Somos, Brazil's first gay and lesbian rights organization. He is the author of a prize-winning social history of same-sex desire in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, Beyond Carnival: Male Homosexuality in Twentieth-Century Brazil . He is currently working on a second volume, "More Love and More Desire": A History of the Brazilian Lesbian, Gay, and Transgendered Movement.
Entries by James N. Green
social sciences >> Brazil
A notably diverse country, Brazil is also home to one of the world's most dynamic glbtq political movements.
social sciences >> Rio de Janeiro
Despite social and economic problems, Rio de Janeiro has long been a fun-filled gay and lesbian mecca.
social sciences >> São Paulo
South America's largest metropolis and Brazil's richest city, São Paulo prides itself on a vibrant and diverse glbtq community.