Latinx People

The Latinx trans community, like all other communities, is not a homogenous one. The experiences of trans Latinxs depend on many factors, including nationality, immigration status, gender identity, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and level of education. In this entry, the term Latinx is used to represent trans Latinos/as/@s/es. Depending on the context, some use the @ symbol to represent Latinos and/or Latinas, while others use the letter x to avoid gender-binary language and be inclusive of nonbinary trans people or for other political/personal reasons. Moreover, the term Latinx here is used to represent anyone born in a Latin American country or of Latin American descent, which does not include Spanish-speaking trans people from European countries (e.g., Spain). This entry summarizes the state of trans Latinxs, discusses ...

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