The Mexican Emo Wars Pegged as "androgynous suicidial misfits" in their black eye-liner and tight jeans, Mexican emos face homophobic slurs as well as criticism for their supposed "lack of ideology." They are united by music.
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The Mexican Emo Wars

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The Mexican Emo Wars

The Mexican Emo Wars

The Mexican Emo Wars

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Groups of young people known as emos, due to their choice of music and dress, have recently become the target of harassment in Mexican cities. Pegged as "androgynous suicidial misfits" in their black eye-liner and tight jeans, members of the group face homophobic slurs as well as criticism for their supposed "lack of ideology." Hundreds of riot police have been deployed to protect them.