"That's My Place!": Negotiating Racial, Sexual, and Gender Politics in San Francisco's Gay Latino Alliance, 1975-1983

  title={"That's My Place!": Negotiating Racial, Sexual, and Gender Politics in San Francisco's Gay Latino Alliance, 1975-1983},
  author={Horacio N. Roque Ram{\'i}rez},
  journal={Journal of the History of Sexuality},
  pages={224 - 258}
I didn’t finish [school]. What happened is I came out of the closet and all hell broke. And I felt I had to leave [home]. In that time that I was in San Jose, I saw an article on gay Raza organizing in San Francisco. So that’s how I ended up here. And I said, “There I could be free [laughter]. That’s the free city, let me go do that.” And I could still meet other Raza. And it was nice because I had always thought there was only mexicanos, and Chicanos and Chicanas, and I got to meet Puerto… Expand

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