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Anthropology: ANTH 165

Two-Spirits (Native North Americans)

India & Pakistan

Kathoey (Thailand)

Dubbing Culture: Indonesian "Gay" and "Lesbi" Subjectivities and Ethnography in an Already Globalized World: By Tom Boellstorff. American Ethnologist, Vol. 30, No. 2 (May, 2003), pp. 225-242. How Indonesians come to see themselves as lesbian or gay through fragmentary encounters with mainstream mass media.

Roses of the North: The Katoey of Chiang Mai University:  By Andrew Matzner. 1999. Reports on a Kathoey "sorority" at Chiang Mai University.

The Intimate Economies of Bangkok: Tomboys, Tycoons, and Avon Ladies in the Global City: By Ara Wilson (introduction to book).

Performative Genders, Perverse Desires: A Bio-History of Thailand's Same-Sex and Transgender Cultures: By Peter Jackson from Intersections: Gender, History and Culture in the Asian Context, Issue 9, August 2003.

Sexual identities and lifestyles among non-heterosexual urban Chiang Mai youth: implications for health: Using quantitative and qualitative data we explore perspectives on and experiences of sexual lifestyles and relationships among more than 1750 young people aged 17-20 years who reside in urban Chiang Mai, Thailand.

An Explosion of Thai Identities: Global Queering and Re-Imagining Queer Theory, By Peter Jackson. Culture, Health & Sexuality, Vol. 2, No. 4 (Oct. - Dec., 2000), pp. 405-424.

Travestis (Brazil)

The Gender of Brazilian Transgendered Prostitutes: By Don Kulick. American Anthropologist, New Series, Vol. 99, No. 3 (Sep., 1997), pp. 574-585.

Identity as a 'patchwork': aspects of identity among low-income Brazilian travesties: Findings from a qualitative study that took place within the context of a four-year healthcare programme directed towards low-income travestis in the central area of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Travesti: Sex, gender, and culture among Brazilian transgendered prostitutes: (Google Books – limited browsing) by Don Kulick

Issues Concerning the Informality and Outdoor Sex Work Performed by Travestis in Sao Paulo, Brazil: by Erin C. Wilson, Robert Garofalo, Robert D. Harris, Amy Herrick and Miguel Martinez, et al. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 2011

Sexuality, Culture and Politics: The Journey of Male Homosexuality in Brazilian Anthropology: by Sergio Carrara and Julio Assis Simoes, Cadernos Pagu, 2008.