Portland, Oregon: Often shunned by family, Oregon’s gay Latinos fight for respect
by Santo Gay
Posted January 17th, 2010 at 6:20 pm
Often shunned by family, Oregon's gay Latinos fight for respect
By Gosia Wozniacka, The Oregonian
January 16, 2010, 9:27PM
Courtesy of EDNA VAZQUEZ Edna Vazquez fought to gain respect as a female member of Los Palmeros mariachi band. As a lesbian Latina, she struggled for years to find acceptance within the Latino community. She now hopes to support other gay Latinos in their journey and help break the taboos around homosexuality. When 16-year-old Edna Vazquez of Colima, Mexico, fell in love...