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American Ethnologist

Reading Rio from Bangkok: an Asianist Perspective on Brazil's Male Homosexual Cultures



Beneath the Equator: Cultures of Desire, Male Homosexuality, and Emerging Gay Communities in Brazil. Richard Parker. New York: Routledge Press, 1998. xvi. 288 pp., figures, tables, notes, bibliography, index.

Travesti: Sex, Gender and Culture among Brazilian Transgendered Prostitutes. Don Kuhck. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998. xi. 269 pp., notes, references, index.

Beyond Carnival: Male Homosexuality in Twentieth-Century Brazil. James N. Green. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999. xiii+408pp.,illustrations,photographs,notes, bibliography, index.

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