Journals and Collections

Theorizing Homophobias in the Caribbean

A digital multimedia collection of activist reports, creative writing, critical essays, film, interviews, music, and visual and performance art reflecting the complexities of homophobias in the Caribbean, while also expanding understanding of Caribbean sexual minority experiences and activism in the region and its diaspora.

The collection was commissioned by the Caribbean IRN and edited by Rosamond S. King, Angelique V. Nixon, Colin Robinson, Natalie Bennett, and Vidyaratha Kissoon. The collection is available online at Caribbean IRN launched the collection in June 2012.

LES Online

LES is an online digital journal which aims to promote studies and scientific research as well as intervention projects and opinion pieces related to different aspects of lesbian issues.

In addition to the editorial team, the magazine includes a Consultative Committee to ensure the quality of submitted articles review.

This journal will be published once a year – publication in June.

Does Your Mother Know?

Collection of Latin American LGBT Stories

The IRN project Does your mother know? IRN Latin American Collection of LGBT Stories documents the stories of Latin Americans that identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer from the Latin American continent and in Diaspora communities. The essays portrayed in this section were chosen by the IRN Latin American board members Jasmin Blessing, Eben Diaz, Violetta Barrientos Silva and Rita Pereira.

Trikster – Nordic Queer Journal

Trikster is the a Nordic-based web-magazine with a queer perspective on culture and politics. Trikster mixes genres and forms, and presents a variety of academic, activist, artistic, and political voices with a queer perspective. Trikster covers contributions in different formats, media and languages: English, Swedish, Norwegian, and Danish.


Essays written by scholars and activists whose work is focused on Africa.

Editors: IRN Advisory Board, IRN-Africa Editorial Board and Staff.


Sexualidades is an electronic working papers series on sexuality studies in the Americas, published in association with the International Association for the Study of Sexuality, Culture and Society (IASSCS). Each issue is simultaneously published in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

Sexualidades es una serie monográfica electrónica en estudios sobre sexualidades en las Américas, publicada en colaboración con la Asociación Internacional para el Estudio de la Sexualidad, Cultura y Sociedad (IASSCS). Cada número es publicado simultáneamente en español, inglés y portugués.

Sexualidades é uma série monográfica eletrônica em estudos sobre sexualidades nas Américas, publicada em parceria com a Associação Internacional para o Estudo da Sexualidade, Cultura e Sociedade (IASSCS). Cada número é publicado simultaneamente em português, espanhol e inglês.


Horacio Federico Sívori, Chief Editor
Centro Latino-Americano em Sexualidade e Direitos Humanos
Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.

Oralia Gómez-Ramírez
Department of Anthropology
University of British Columbia, Canada.

Rita María Pereira Ramírez
Unión Nacional de Juristas, Cuba.

Violeta Barrientos Silva
Departmento de Estudios de Género
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Perú.