The Latin Lover, the Virgin, and the Hips that don’t Lie: deconstructing Latinx tropes in sex education to better support Latinx youth
Even though the Latinx community is one of the fastest growing racial minorities in the United States, traditional pregnancy prevention sex education is limited and not culturally relevant to meet the needs of Latinx youth. This webinar will explore how Latinx tropes and stereotypes represented in the media influence perceptions and expectations based on perceived race. We will examine how biases inherent in these messages are perpetuated in sex education and can lead to barriers in accessing care and services. We challenge youth-serving adult to reflect on their role in these conversions and what they can do to better support Latinx youth.
JUNE 23rd, 2020
1 - 2 PM (MDT)
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