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  Contributor Biography:  Manuel Fernandez 
 
Manuel Fernandez, Guatemalan historian, retired after more than 30 years of university teaching. For many years his research was centered on the social history of eighteenth-century Central America. In the last decade, he has focused on twentieth-century gender issues (especially Hispanic American gay culture). In the United States, he was a visiting professor at Columbia University and at the University of South Carolina.

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social sciences >> Costa Rica

Costa Rica has recently become known for its tolerance toward glbtq people, and its friendly, "live-and-let-live" attitude in sexual matters.

social sciences >> Guatemala

Although glbtq organizations have emerged in Guatemala, hate crimes against homosexuals continue to be a serious problem.

   

 

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