The idea that some Latino men are bad hombres was part of Donald Trump's alarmist and inflammatory rhetoric to denigrate Latino immigrants whom he deemed deportable and unworthy of legal migration status in the United States. The fictionalization of the bad hombre benefited from a larger narrative surrounding the imaginary of Latino men within and outside US borders, one that consists of macho, sexist, violent, and homophobic depictions that make up their most apprising qualities. Challenged by reductionist narratives such as those, Beyond Machismo. Intersectional Latino Masculinities seeks to problematize and look beyond the totalizing machismo rhetoric surrounding Latino men and culture. Aída Hurtado and Mrinal Sinha follow Gloria Anzaldua's call on Making Face, Making Soul of connecting the missing fragments of needed dialogues between Latinos/as and white men in order to create new meaning. Heeding this call, the authors explore the complexities of being a Latino man in a...
Beyond Machismo. Intersectional Latino Masculinities
Meloddye Carpio Rios; Beyond Machismo. Intersectional Latino Masculinities. Journal of Gender and Sexuality Studies / Revista de Estudios de Género y Sexualidades 1 November 2022; 48 (2): 179–182. doi: https://doi.org/10.14321/jgendsexustud.48.2.0179
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