Redefine masculinity with this Cuban ballet dancer



Andy Sousa is a dancer from Cuba. By the age of 5 he knew he had a passion for movement so decided to pursue ballet. With all its vintage charm and exciting cultural pluralisms, the Caribbean island, however, still favors a type of hegemonic masculinity that indulges in machismo behaviors. Although he had the encouragement of his father, Sousa’s adolescence was scarred by peers and relations who attempted to undermine his heterosexuality and masculinity through bullying…

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