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  Contributor Biography:  James N. Green 
 
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.

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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.

   

 

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