Raros: Historia cultural de la homosexualidad en Medellín, 1890-1980

Medellín: Universidad de Antioquia. Facultad de Ciencias Sociales y Humanas. Fondo Editorial FCSH, Editorial Universidad de Antioquía, 2017. First Edition. Paperback. 488p., bibl., wrps. New. Item #65965
ISBN: 9789585413443

"Raros" provides a history of homosexuality in Medellín, examining how those who deviated from heterosexuality were treated by the public, and the laws that forced them to hide their orientation. In the 90 years between the Criminal Code of 1890 and the 1980, sexual relations between men were penalized in the country. Contents include: "El sexo y sus incomodidades", "Pederastas y homosexuales en la narrativa mítica: La emergencia del prejuicio médico-legista", "Representaciones en la prensa: La ilegibilidad de las falsas mujeres y los corruptores asesinos", "La imaginación jurídica y el delito imposible: representaciones en la norma", and "Personajes marcados y territorios disidentes"

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