Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews BARRIO BOY : coming out gay in the macho Puerto Rican ‘hood’ in Brooklyn

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Handsome, Brooklyn-born-and-bred, Quique (Dennis Garcia) runs a local barber’s shop, Fade to Famous, with his cousin Rafa (Pierre Jean Gonzalez). They are ingrained into their local Puerto Rican community, a community as nourishing as it is stifling. It’s a very traditional, macho world and this is an issue for Quique who is secretly gay and has … Continue reading

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