By David A.B. Murray
While there was elevated recognition to problems with sexuality within the Caribbean over the last decade, there stay only a few in-depth ethnographic reviews of sexual minorities during this quarter. A well timed addition to the literature, Flaming Souls explores public discourses concentrating on homosexuality and the standard lives of homosexual males and ‘queens’in modern Barbados.
David A.B. Murray's dynamic examine good points interviews with executive and wellbeing and fitness organization officers, HIV/AIDS activists, and citizens of the country's capital, Bridgetown. utilizing those and files from neighborhood libraries and files, Murray unravels the complicated ancient, social, political, and financial forces during which same-sex wish, identification, and prejudice are produced and valued during this Caribbean countryside. Illustrating the effect of either Euro-American and neighborhood gender and sexual politics on sexual variety in Barbados, Flaming Souls makes an immense contribution to queer stories and the anthropology of sexualities.
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Flaming Souls: Homosexuality, Homophobia, and Social Change in Barbados by David A.B. Murray