The continued homophobic rantings from La Voz are part of a concerted effort to provoke and foster division in Chicano, Latino, Gay and Leftist movements. The pendejos ("idiots" or "pubic hairs") are obviously closeted or avowed Republicans who have spent too much time in "Whitey-er" (what militant Chicanos call the suburb of Whittier), the hometown of former president Nixon, an avowed homophobe, anti-semite, and anti-Latino who came up with the whitewashed "Hispanic" label as a means of undermining the militant Chicano movement of the
Witness the way in which their previous dispatch on "lesbianism" in indigenous cultures manipulates the language to paint themselves as being victimized by the progressive critics--a tactic that Republicans developed in the
last election. They claim to have supporters that have backed them up--there's alot of ignorant middle class
white people and mexican americans in Whittier--what else is new? That's a Republican strongehold anyways---
not reflective of the larger Chicano/Latino community that DOESN"T LIVE IN WHITEY-ER...
So, to quote my mother, "No hagas caso a la flojera!" or "Don't worry about the stupid shit..."