Hispanic, Latino or Latinx? A look into navigating identity in the US (Audio)
- September 19, 2018
- Louis DeSipio, Chicano/Latino studies and poli sci, on KPCC, Sep. 19, 2018
The gender-neutral term “Latinx” was officially added to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary
earlier this month. By definition, the word is most commonly used for individuals
of Latin American descent who are gender-nonconforming or who choose not to be identified
by gender. Others have met this word with resistance, arguing that the word is grammatically
and orally impractical to the Spanish language. … Guest: Louis DeSipio, professor
of political science and Chicano/Latino studies at UC Irvine.
For the full story, please visit https://www.scpr.org/programs/airtalk/2018/09/19/63695/hispanic-latino-or-latinx-a-look-into-navigating-i/
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