Cuiring Race in the Caribbean


Gilroy, Paul. 1995. The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double-Consciousness. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

King, Rosamond. 2014. Island Bodies: Transgressive Sexualities in the Caribbean Imagination. Gainesville: University Press of Florida.

Tinsley, Omise’eke Natasha. 2008. “Black Atlantic, Queer Atlantic: Queer Imagining of the Middle Passage.” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 14(2–3): 191–215.

Valencia, Sayak. 2015. “Del Queer al Cuir: Ostranénie Geopolítica y Epistémica desde el Sur Global.” In Queer & Cuir: Políticas de lo Irreal, edited by Fernando Lanuza and Raúl M, 19–37. Carrasco. México City: Fontamara.


Further reading

Allen, Jafari S. 2011. ¡Venceremos? The Erotics of Black Self-Making in Cuba. Durham: Duke University Press.

Beliso-De Jesús, Aisha M. 2013. “Yemayá’s Duck: Irony, Ambivalence, and the Effeminate Male Subject in Cuban Santería.” In Yemoja : Gender, Sexuality, and Creativity in the Latina/o and Afro-Atlantic Diasporas edited by Solimar Otero and Toyin Falola, 43–83. Albany: State University of New York Press.

———. 2015. Electric Santería: Racial and Sexual Assemblages of Transnational Religion. New York: Columbia University Press.

Gil, Lyndon K. 2018. Erotic Islands: Art and Activism in the Queer Caribbean. Durham: Duke University Press.

Stout, Noelle M. 2014. After Love: Queer Intimacy and Erotic Economies in Post-Soviet Cuba. Durham: Duke University Press.

Strongman, Roberto. 2019. Queering Black Atlantic Religions: Transcorporeality in Candomblé, Santería, and Vodou. Durham: Duke University Press.