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domingo, 16 de abril de 2017

What We Mean When We Say Latinx

What We Mean When We Say Latinx
- For those who haven’t heard the term, explain ‘Latinx,’” host Amy Goodman asked.
Latinx (pronounced “La-teen-ex”)“acknowledges a gender spectrum” among people of Latin American descent, Noyola said. She used the word to make sure to include all the Orlando victims of Latin American descent, those who identified as male, female, or any other gender.
“The word Latinx is the remedy to the binary, to ignorance and limiting possibilities. It’s what’s on the other side of basicness,” Noyola, a program director at the Transgender Law Center, told me.