When a Yuma Meets Mama: Commodified Kin and the Affective Economies of Queer Tourism in Cuba

@article{Stout2015WhenAY,
  title={When a Yuma Meets Mama: Commodified Kin and the Affective Economies of Queer Tourism in Cuba},
  author={N. Stout},
  journal={Anthropological Quarterly},
  year={2015},
  volume={88},
  pages={665 - 691}
}
  • N. Stout
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology
  • Anthropological Quarterly
In this article, I explore the kinship imaginaries that emerged between gay male tourists from North America and Europe and Cuban male sex workers and their families within the context of Havana’s queer-erotic economies. Whereas male sex workers throughout Latin America and the Caribbean tend to conceal their male clients from their families, Cuban sexual laborers in this study incorporated queer foreigners into kinship imaginaries. Such bonds often conferred the rights and obligations of kin… Expand
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