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The difficulties of being gay and Latino

by Veronica Zaragovia, Fronteras Desk | Take Two®

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Esvin Ramirez, with the Hispanic Pastors Association of Rhode Island, protests outside a room where Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee and Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin, not pictured, speak during a news conference to push for gay marriage in the state, at the Statehouse in Providence, R.I., Thursday, March 31, 2011. Stew Milne/AP

Recent polls show increasing support for same-sex marriage, even among groups traditionally opposed to it. For instance, a survey by the Pew Hispanic Center shows a majority of Latinos now support same-sex unions.

Still, many young people say it's not easy being Latino and gay. Veronica Zaragovia of the Fronteras Desk reports from Las Vegas.

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