Previous Chapter Chapter 16: Through Racism and Homophobia: An Ally's Journey Next Chapter

  • Citations
  • Add to My List
  • Text Size

Through Racism and Homophobia: An Ally's Journey
Through racism and homophobia: An ally's journey
Ruperto M.PerezThe University of Florida

My parents immigrated to the United States from the Philippines when I was 8 months old, so I never knew of my cultural homeland growing up. As the oldest of five siblings, my parents wanted us to learn and appreciate U.S. culture. As much as my parents wanted my brothers and sister and me to be fully immersed in U.S. culture, they also kept us tied to our Filipino heritage. They would often talk to us about our relatives in the Philippines and their own childhood memories. One of the main ways we remained tied to our Filipino heritage was through the foods that my mother (and grandmother, ...

Looks like you do not have access to this content.

Login

Don’t know how to login?

Click here for free trial login.

Back to Top

Copy and paste the following HTML into your website