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Gender performativities, kinship performativities:

Gender performativities, kinship performativities: notes on travestis and their families in Florianópolis

I summarize here some thoughts regarding the research I undertook to complete my undergraduate degree in the social sciences. This focused on contemporary family relationships, forms of parenthoods and conjugalities among travestis in the city of Florianópolis / SC. The subjects who participated in the research were contacted through the Association
of Travestis of Florianópolis - the ADEH Nostro Mundo, a nongovernmental organization that has conducted HIV and AIDS prevention activities. This NGO has also implemented policies oriented towards the region’s trans population for more than a decade. The travestis interviewed represented four types of family groups, all belonging to the lower classes and generally inserted in residential circumstances that encompassed their extended families. Three of the interviewees help or helped raise their nephews and
nieces. One helps her foster parents take care of their biological son. Another adopted, “in the Brazilian way” (Fonseca, 2002; Tarnovski, 2004), the son a sex worker who used to work for her ... (AU)

Informações de Categorização

Assunto(s): Estudo de casos; Família; Homoparentalidade; Relações familiares; Santa Catarina; Travesti;
Autor(es):

  • Cardozo, Fernanda(Autor)
Editora: CLAM;
Local: Rio de Janeiro (RJ)
Tipo de Publicação: Artigos eletrônicos;

Informações da Publicação

Link/URL: http://www.clam.org.br/uploads/publicacoes/book2/29.pdf
Código/ISBN/ISSN: 978-85-89737-82-1
Ano da Publicação: 2013
Colação: p.529-544
Notas:

In: Sexuality, Culture and Politics - a South American reader. Disponível para download no site do CLAM - Centro Latinoamericano em Sexualidade e Direitos Humanos - http://www.clam.org.br
Acesso em: 03 out. 2013


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