How Latin Americans Are Learning To Embrace The “Coming Out” Of LGBTQ+ Loved Ones

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02/15/2024

Jorge Apolaya, a 45-year-old Peruvian, is pained to recall his mother’s disappointment in 2007, when she heard him admit he was gay and liked men. Activists like him often say that they don’t want people to accept them, but to respect them. But the truth is that he did want his mother’s acceptance.

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