The Manuel Fernandez-Alemany research papers include correspondence, clippings, research, and other materials from Fernandez-Alemany's
Mariquitas y Marimachos, published in 1999, as well as correspondence and transcripts of interviews and incident reports from his second book,
Heterogender Homosexuality in Honduras, published in 2002.
Manuel Fernandez-Alemany earned a bachelor's and master's degree in anthropology from the University of Southern California
(USC) and a PhD from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). His areas of research include musicology and sociology.
Fernandez-Alemany published two books on homosexual male culture,
Mariquitas y Marimachos published in 1999, which he wrote in collaboration with Andres Sciolla while studying under Sciolla at UCSD, and
Heterogender Homosexuality in Honduras published in 2002, which he wrote in collaboration with Stephen Murray. Written in a question/answer format,
Mariquitas y Marimachos provides answers to common misconceptions about homosexuality, including misconceptions about AIDS (la SIDA) in the Hispanic
Heterogender Homosexuality in Honduras is an anthropological study of the sexual culture of transexual women and of men who identify as homosexual or who identify
as heterosexual but have sexual encounters with men in Honduras.
2.25 linear feet.
1 archive box + 1 archive binder
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