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TORRAO FILHO, Amílcar. Gender issue: where masculine and feminine meet. Cad. Pagu [online]. 2005, n.24, pp. 127-152. ISSN 0104-8333. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0104-83332005000100007.
This paper discusses the importance of gender studies for history, recovering some of its most important discussions and reviewing their appearance on the historiography in the second half of the twentieth century. It searches to include the construction of masculinity as a correlate process of the determination of feminine identity, and it discusses the issue of homosexuality as an integrant part of the construction of misogyny.
Keywords : Gender; Historiography; Masculinity; Homosexuality; Misogyny.