Topic Descriptor: homosexuality×
  • ¡Cuarenta y un maricones!
    1901
    After a scandalous raid in Mexico City in which forty-two homosexual men were detained, known as the Ball of the Forty-One, the poem describes the possible foundation of a mutual aid society in which a dance was mentioned: “El traje debía de ser [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 778106

  • 42, 43 y 44
    1901
    [This document entails] humorous dialogue between two apparent homosexuals. The anonymous writer refers to a word game with the numbers (forty-two, forty-three and forty-four) that would represent the masculinity of the two workers who are attacking [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 778156

  • Actualidades : el fusil y no las faldas
    Muñoz Serrano, Benito
    1901
    After a scandalous raid in Mexico City in which forty-two homosexual men were detained, subsequently known as the Ball of the Forty One, this satirical poem calls the Forty-One (among other things) “viciosos inmundos [dissolute, filthy] / nutridos [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 778131

  • Chismitos del día : los 41 de Marras. Nacieron de nuevo
    Montes de Oca, Francisco
    1901
    After a scandalous raid in Mexico City— known as the Ball of the Forty-One—in which forty-two homosexual men were detained, El Popular kept up its mocking tone in sarcastic short pieces: “––Listen, bitch, I thought of an idea to keep them [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 778101

  • Declara Pedro Centeno Vallenilla : "defensores del folleto con aberraciones sexuales obedecen al complejo del salvaje que goza comiendo inmundicias...".
    1962
    This article gives an account of the repudiation that came from the cultural and political sectors in Venezuela against the endorsement of a manifesto defending the exhibition Homenaje a la necrofilia by Carlos Contramaestre that was organized by El [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 865836

  • El baile “Travestí” del Gobernador del distrito
    1894
    This story details one of the basic reasons for the scandal of the Forty-One: the excesses of the upper class, who lived for dances and social display. With Pedro Rincón Gallardo, governor of the Federal District, presiding, the dictator and the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 778080

  • El baile de los cuarenta y uno : los enviados a Yucatán
    1901
    El Popular published an article in which two village women, who were scandalized, commented on the recent events and the punishment applied to the dancers, who were consigned to the state of Yucatán. Thus a half-serious, half-jesting text was added [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 778096

  • El baile escandaloso
    1901
    Written after a scandalous raid in Mexico City in which forty-two homosexual men were detained, known as the Ball of the Forty-One, the purpose of this article was to contradict what was already generally known: “There are those who state that the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 778136

  • El baile nefando
    1901
    This article is the first one to mention the aspect that will make this news item popular and notorious: “The fact is that a number of people in a segment of society deemed honorable were by chance discovered in a sphere that represents extreme [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 778126

  • El feminismo se impone
    Posada, José Guadalupe, 1852-1913
    1907
    The synopsis and the annotations in English are coming soon. However, our bilingual readers can click on “Español” to access this information in Spanish [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779764

  • El gran viaje de los 41 maricones para Yucatán
    Posada, José Guadalupe, 1852-1913
    1901
    The synopsis and the annotations in English are coming soon. However, our bilingual readers can click on “Español” to access this information in Spanish [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779755

  • El viaje de los cuarenta y uno. Diario colectivo
    1901
    El Popular continued its series of articles riddled with mockery and denigrating comments, such as the supposed “Trip Diary” that described the tribulations of the consigned Forty-One before they reached the Yucatán. Sarcasm based on their [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 778111

  • Hermafrodita
    1894
    Avoiding sensationalism and bad faith, this article addresses the case of a woman with masculine tendencies who takes the matter to confession with a priest (a modern and broad-minded priest). The priest is neither scandalized by the woman’s “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 778075

  • Homosexualismo en el arte
    Restrepo Pélaez, Pedro
    1969
    “Homosexualismo en el arte” [Homosexuality in Art], written by Pedro Restrepo Peláez, is one chapter in the book, El homosexualismo en el arte actual [Homosexuality in Art Today] (1969). The book is a collection of 18 essays by the same writer [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1098916

  • Información del día : baile de señores solos
    1901
    In the news: “The event discovered by the police on Saturday night in a house on one of the De la Paz streets is repugnant. At a dance being held there, the volume of the noise was higher than necessary for entertainment. The police went to the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 778086

  • Las cartas de los cuarenta y uno
    1901
    El Popular released three fictional “Cartas de Los cuarenta y uno” [Letters from the Forty-One] signed by Concho, Lolito and Carolino, with a number of clearly ridiculous complaints, even riddled with intentional spelling mistakes: “Alfredo de [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 778116

  • Los 41 maricones : Encontrados en un baile de la calle la Paz el 20 de noviembre de 1901
    Posada, José Guadalupe, 1852-1913; Berdecio, Roberto
    1901
    The synopsis and the annotations in English are coming soon. However, our bilingual readers can click on “Español” to access this information in Spanish [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 779746

  • Los 41 y la gran redada
    Monsiváis, Carlos
    2002
    As part of his research into the rumors and the legend concerning the Baile de los 41 [Dance of the 41]—a scandalous police raid in Mexico City in which 42 homosexual men were arrested—Carlos Monsiváis turns to contemporary newspaper reports. He [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 778162

  • Los cuarenta y un bailarines
    1901
    La Patria was the historic source of the name for this event: The Forty-One, when it commented that “Forty-one men and an old woman were at a dance where the men were having a good time, nineteen of them in women’s dresses.” It goes on to tell [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 778121

  • Los hijos ingratos
    1901
    This was the only news run by El Tiempo about the Ball of the Forty-One. Starting with the title “Los hijos ingratos” [Ungrateful Sons], it constructs an apologia of the good manners of high society; of all the sacrifices these prominent [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 778151

  • Mi vida con Siqueiros : Graciela Amador narra su vida con el pintor : La historia de un amor vivido con intensidad (Primera parte)
    Amador, Graciela
    1948
    In 1948, many years after their relationship ended, Graciela Amador tells of the events of her life with David Alfaro Siqueiros, in this article, the first in a series of four. This first article begins on January 6, 1918, when she met the painter; [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 815248

  • Papeles Picados : Lola Cueto
    Charlot, Jean
    1947
    In a series of philosophical commentaries, Jean Charlot emphasizes what is important and novel in Lola Cueto’s perforated paper works. He points out that one must remove parts of a stone in order create something. He talks about the idea of taking [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 825735

  • Salidas de tono : la aristocracia de Sodoma al servicio nacional
    1901
    El Hijo del Ahuizote, which was opposed to the Porfirio Díaz administration and was in fact one of its fiercest enemies, continued to publish texts with the same satirical tone: “to the innocent Army, forcing it to welcome and include among its [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 778146

  • Semana alegre
    Campo, Angel de
    1901
    With subtle irony (but without sarcasm or mockery), the writer talks about the excessive pampering and preferences of “niños ricos” [rich children] in a society “acostumbrada [a que] un chico duerma con veladora, tapadas las rendijas; que se [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 778141

  • Un baile clandestino sorprendido : 42 hombres aprehendidos, unos vestidos de mujeres
    1901
    There were forty-two people at the dance. Later it was discovered that one of them was actually a woman, but it was never clarified if she was just the housekeeper or a go-between, leading the guests to clandestine sites. They recognized “some of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 778091

  • Valleduper, mayo 28 de 1968
    López Michelsen, Alfonso, 1913-2007
    1969
    The prologue to the book El homosexualismo en el arte actual [Homosexuality in Contemporary Art] by the Colombian artist Pedro Restrepo Peláez was written on May 28, 1968, by the liberal politician Alfonso López Michelsen, who begins by mentioning [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1094268