'I Feel Like I'm Free When I'm Dancing There': Love And Pride On The Dance Floor : Alt.Latino The recent tragedy in Orlando hit a space that's practically sacred for gay Latinos. This week, Alt.Latino celebrates stories of the dance floor.
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'I Feel Like I'm Free When I'm Dancing There': Love And Pride On The Dance Floor

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'I Feel Like I'm Free When I'm Dancing There': Love And Pride On The Dance Floor

'I Feel Like I'm Free When I'm Dancing There': Love And Pride On The Dance Floor

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The tragedy in Orlando compels us to consider and celebrate spaces of gay Latin pride — especially the dance floor. Monika Graff/Getty Images hide caption

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The tragedy in Orlando compels us to consider and celebrate spaces of gay Latin pride — especially the dance floor.

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This week on Alt.Latino, we take to the streets of Queens, N.Y., with activist Francisco Ramirez to celebrate gay Latinx pride and remember the 49 lives lost at the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Fla. The attack hit a place that is practically sacred for Latinos, and especially members of the LGBT community: the dance floor.

For this episode, we collect stories of love, hope, freedom and joy on the dance floor.

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Monchy Y Alexandra

  • Song: Hoja en Blanco
  • from Hoja en Blanco
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Hoja en Blanco
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Hoja en Blanco
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Monchy & Alexandra
Label
J & N Records
Released
2001

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Cerrone

  • Song: Look for Love
  • from Cerrone IV: The Golden Touch
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Cerrone IV: The Golden Touch
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Cerrone IV: The Golden Touch
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Cerrone
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Barclay
Released
1978

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Kumbia Queers

  • Song: Celosa
  • from La Gran Estafa del Tropipunk
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La Gran Estafa del Tropipunk
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La Gran Estafa del Tropipunk
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Kumbia Queers

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ABBA

  • Song: Mamma Mia
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ABBA
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ABBA
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ABBA
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Polygram
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1975

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Donna Summer

  • Song: I Feel Love
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Wisin Y Yandel

  • Song: Dembow
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Mi Vida... My Life
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Mi Vida... My Life
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Wisin y Yandel
Label
Lideres
Released
2003

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