Faculty of Social & Historical Sciences


Dr Patricio Simonetto

Academic position: Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow

Department: Americas

Email: p.simonetto@ucl.ac.uk

Website: Dr Patricio Simonetto


Patricio Simonetto is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow at UCL specialized in intersections between the history of health, medicine, and sexuality. He is the author of Entre la injuria y la revolución. El Frente de Liberación Homosexual en la Argentina (UNQ, 2017) and El dinero no es todo. La compra y venta de sexo en la Argentina del siglo XX (Biblos, 2019) [a translation of this book will be published in 2024 by the University of North Carolina Press). His new book A Body of One’s Own. A Trans* History of Argentina (1900-2012) is forthcoming by the University of Texas Press in fall 2023. He was awarded the Carlos Monsivais Prize from the Latin American Studies Association.

Research Projects:

  • A History of Trans Health and Technology in Argentina
  • New Project: Seropositive Revolutions. How HIV+ and LGBT Communities Revolutionised Health Care in Latin America


  • AMER000085: Latin American and Latinx Sexualities