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Telling the affecting tales of 80 homosexual, bisexual, and transgender (GBT) Latino activists and volunteers dwelling in Chicago and San Francisco, Compañeros: Latino Activists within the Face of AIDS heavily info how those participants were touched or remodeled through the AIDS epidemic. Weaving jointly activists' responses to oppression and stigma, their encounters with AIDS, and their reviews as GBTs and Latinos in North the United States and Latin the United States, Jesus Ramirez-Valles explores the intersection of civic involvement with ethnic and sexual identification. at the same time activists conflict a number of resources of oppression, they may be able to restoration their feel of family members connection and vanity in the course of the production of another area during which neighborhood participants locate worth of their relationships with each other. In demonstrating the transformative results of a nurturing neighborhood surroundings for GBT Latinos stricken by the AIDS epidemic, Ramirez-Valles illustrates that individuals locate aid in a single one other, as compañeros, of their struggles with homophobia, gender discrimination, racism, poverty, and compelled migration.

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