Mexican LGBTQ Immigrant Teaches Dance in Rural California
Gil Ramirez immigrated to the U.S. from Mexico more than 20 years ago to escape persecution he experienced as a gay man. Now he finds joy and success in choreographing and teaching dance for quinceañeras in Mendota, Calif., a small town 35 miles outside of Fresno. “I think Mendota needed someone like me,” he said. Watch and get inspired!