Gays under the Cuban Revolution by Young, Allen

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Published by Grey Fox Press in San Francisco .

Written in English

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  • Cuba,
  • Cuba.,
  • United States,
  • Latin America.


  • Young, Allen, 1941-,
  • Gay men -- Cuba -- Public opinion,
  • Public opinion -- Cuba,
  • Radicals -- United States -- Biography,
  • Radicals -- Latin America,
  • Cuba -- Politics and government -- 1959-

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementAllen Young.
LC ClassificationsHQ76.2.C9 Y68
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p. :
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4261537M
ISBN 100912516615
LC Control Number81007255

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Sincethe Cuban state has consciously tried to counter homophobia. Ian Lumsden, in his book Machos, maricones and gays, says there is "little evidence to support the contention that the persecution of homosexuals remains a matter of state policy".

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Cuba’s LGBT Revolution, But true freedom for Cuban gays will remain elusive as long as political freedom is denied to all ://   Fidel Castro and the Cuban Revolution. The life of Fidel Castro is inextricably bound up with the story of the Cuban Revo-lution.

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Che Guevara And The Cuban Revolution book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for :// Most notably, CENESEX, under the direction of Castro Espín, has positioned the struggle for gay rights within the Cuban Revolution’s humanistic framework and argued that Cuban society needs to develop a “healthier culture of sexuality that helps to erode old, erroneous beliefs and prejudices.” 9 InCENESEX submitted   Gay Rights and Wrongs in Cuba by Peter Tatchell.

The persecution of the gay Cuban novelist Reinaldo Arenas () symbolises the worst homophobic excesses of Fidel Castro’s revolutionary Cuba: a period in the s and s when the witch-hunts of homosexuals in Cuba prefigured the oppression of gay Chileans during the Pinochet   Fidel Castro and the Consolidation of the Cuban Revolution, Johnson Olaosebikan Aremu1 and Stephen Olayiwola Soetan2 Department of History and International Studies, Ekiti State University, Ado – Ekiti, Nigeria 1,2E-mail address: [email protected], [email protected] This is the Cuban revolution in the 21st century.

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The film documents his childhood as a peasant, his support for Castro's rebels as an idealist youth, and as a man, his struggles, not just as an independent thinker but also as a gay man living in Communist :// Gays and the Cuban Revolution: The Case of Reinaldo Arenas Article in Latin American Perspectives 29(2) March with Reads How we measure 'reads' Get this from a library.

Machos, maricones, and gays: Cuba and homosexuality. [Ian Lumsden] -- Since the Cuban revolution inmale homosexuality has been a controversial aspect of Cuban society.

In this strikingly honest and accurate portrayal of homosexual life, Ian Lumsden explores the Education and art for all: Castro’s cultural legacy before the revolution, symbolic of war: the book market stands in Plaza de Armas (“Weapons Square”), formerly used for military This book published 15 years ago is badly dated.

At some points it almost seems that it was written by two different persons. On one hand the author provides an apology for the revolution and praises the achievements in healthcare and education; on the other hand, it describes the horrors of the repression that are the reality of the Cuban people, regardless of sexual orientation, and doubts   S amuel Farber’s Cuba since the Revolution of sets out to show that Cuba is not, and never has been, a socialist country.

According to Farber, there are ‘two ‘influential perspectives’. One ‘apologise[s] for the Cuban system’, the other ‘would replace it with the market-place’ (p.3). The Cuban Revolution (Spanish: Revolución cubana) was an armed revolt conducted by Fidel Castro's revolutionary 26th of July Movement and its allies against the authoritarian government of Cuban President Fulgencio revolution began in Julyand continued sporadically until the rebels finally ousted Batista on 1 Januaryreplacing his government with a revolutionary   His autobiography, “Before Night Falls,” a critically acclaimed book that was made into a movie, is perhaps the most authoritative testimony of a particularly dark chapter of Cuban :// Homosexuality in Cuba: revolution within the revolution By Jo Ellis,4 July Pre-revolutionary Cuba was no paradise for gays and lesbians.

There were gay bars where homosexual men could meet, but to be a maricone (faggot) was to be a social outcast.

Laws made it illegal to be gay and police targeted homosexuals for   Chapter 5: The effect of Stalinism on the Cuban Revolution.

Historically, the socialist, Bolshevik-led Russian Revolution was very pro-LGBTI. Stalinism, the political counter-revolution within the Russian Revolution, was not. Under attack from its powerful neighbour, the Cuban government reached out for help from the Stalinist   The Cuban Revolution was an armed revolt in the mid 20th was led by Fidel Castro against the government of Cuba's elected President Fulgencio revolt took place between and Batista was finally removed from office on January 1, He was replaced by a revolutionary government led by :// Castro destroyed Cuban prosperity.

How Castro's revolution failed Cuba: The black line shows the stagnation of the GDP per capita of Cuba since the Cuban Revolution of GDP per capita was ( $) 2, inand ( $) 1, in That is, Cuba was even poorer in than it was in    Cuban Revolution. Fidel Castro came to power with the Cuban Revolution of By the end ofaccording to Paul H.

Lewis in Authoritarian Regimes in Latin America, all opposition newspaper had been closed down and all radio and television stations were in state control. Lewis states that moderate teachers and professors were purged, ab dissidents were held and tortured 2 days ago  Nonetheless, in and putting Sam Dolgoff's book in retrospect, it was much easier to knock Cuban society than now.

In the interim, a massive counter-revolution of unimaginable scope has hit the world guided mainly by Anglo/American capitalism and showing few signs of The Essay on Fidel Castro’s revolution. In the creation of Fidel Castro’s revolution, the promise to the Cuban people is this – under a regime that is led by the people, not Batista and his cronies, there shall soon be enough work, the sugar plantations shall be redistributed to the lowly campesinos, the American agro-industrial complexes shall be dismantled and nationalized, and This remarkable account of gays in Cuba links the treatment of male homosexuality under Castro with prejudices and preconceptions prevalent in Cuban society before the Revolution.

Ian Lumsden argues that much of the present discussion does not acknowledge the significant improvements that have occurred in the last decade.

As an antidote to what he considers wide-spread misinformation, ?id=wv5Jq-fKQg8C. Lesbian-Gay-Bi-Sexual-Transgender issues in Cuba which he often wrote the bitterly hostile booklet Gays Under the Cuban Revolution.

I take up some of the issues Allen Young raises on this blog: Machos, Maricones and Gays () by Ian Lumsden (book) At once quite sympathetic and quite critical. Best book on the Since the Cuban revolution inmale homosexuality has been a controversial aspect of Cuban society.

In this strikingly honest and accurate portrayal of homosexual life, Ian Lumsden explores the treatment of male homosexuality under Castro within the framework of "Obvious Gays" and the State Gaze: Cuban Gay Visibility and U.S.

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