Intransigence and other sexualities in the Cuba of the new millennium

“If you are different, resist”, is the slogan of today's Cuban youth who do not experience the great violence of the 1960s and 1970s, when many homosexuals were sent to work in the UMAP military production aid units, or agricultural work camps, where they suffered all kinds of harassment and harassment. But if, in accordance with the 2019 Constitution, discrimination is prohibited for reasons of sexual orientation and gender identity, the reality is very different, since homophobia and machismo continue to claim victims, in addition to having to face the inherent difficulties of the LGBTI community. to a repressive society in permanent crisis.

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