Rafael de la Dehesa

Rafael de la Dehesa is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the College of Staten Island and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His research interests include social movements, gender and sexuality, and comparative politics of Latin America. He is the author of "Queering the Public Sphere in Mexico and Brazil: Sexual Rights Movements in Emerging Democracies." His current research explores sexual activists’ engagement with healthcare sectors.

Fletcher Forum articles by Rafael de la Dehesa:


The End(s) of Activism? Sexual Rights and the Brazilian Workers Party

September 30, 2013 by Rafael de la Dehesa
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An encroaching conservatism in Brazil may imperil earlier achievements in sexual rights and gender equality.

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