Latino millennials are the least likely millennials to identify as heterosexual, according to the GenForward Survey project at the University of Chicago. When you break it down by ethnicity, however, Latino millennials were much more likely than other ethnicity groups to self-identify as LGBTQ, or non-straight. Ishmael Perez, co-founder of Orlando-based Qlatinx, speculated that conservative religious influences among Latinos may have inspired millennials to more openly push back against conservative social norms.
At around 2 a. Oden, who was sitting in an alcove of a nearby building, attacked the group as they walked along the sidewalk after leaving the club. One of the men was left with a swollen and bloodied lip, according to The Oregonian.
We invited journalists, scholars and civic leaders to share their views on Latino identity. Join the conversation on our Facebook page. Respondents do, however, express a strong, shared connection to the Spanish language.
Latino Studies. Many studies of masculinity examine the experiences of White men, men of color and White gay men, but often do not incorporate the experiences of gay men of color. This study builds on recent work on Latino gay immigrants by focusing on the experiences of US-born Latino gay men, who have received relatively scant attention by researchers.
A growing number of governments around the world are considering whether to grant legal recognition to same-sex marriages. So far, 30 countries and territories have enacted national laws allowing gays and lesbians to marry, mostly in Europe and the Americas. In Mexico, some jurisdictions allow same-sex couples to wed, while others do not.
Nevertheless, homophobia retains a tenacious grip on Brazilian society. Most notably, Congress disregarded proposals for gay rights legislation for nearly ten years. Shortly thereafter, inArgentina became the first Latin American nation and eighth nation worldwide to legalize gay marriage.
Paulon and his partner were married three years after the law was passed—turning a national political achievement into a personal milestone they were able to celebrate with their friends and family. Sincemore than 15, same-sex couples have been married in Argentina, the tenth country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage. Indeed, the focus on the US gay rights movement has overshadowed other countries where important gains have been won.
Louis Arevalo holds his Truvada pills at his home in Los Angeles. The drug can be over 90 percent effective at preventing spread of HIV. At the New Jalisco Bar in downtown Los Angeles, a drag show featuring dancers dressed in sequined leotards and feathered headdresses draws a crowd on a Friday night, most of them gay Latino men. Inside the bar and out, three health workers chat with customers, casually asking questions: Do you know about the HIV prevention pill?