Interview: Marco Jara

Title

Interview: Marco Jara

Description

Jara begins by reflecting on his early childhood memories and family in Mexico City; he remembers his first home and the family and pets that lived there with him as well as the bigger home his family moved to outside of the city. He continues to speak about his relationships with different family members and how he met his current husband and subsequently coming out as gay to his family. Jara concludes the interview speaking about Philadelphia and his new life in the city; he frequently volunteers with homeless shelters and LGBT organizations within the city while attending ESL classes and applying for permanent jobs.

Date

March 7, 2019

Rights

Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries

Identifier

2019oh0145_irw0076

Interviewer

Nicole Strunk

Interviewee

Marco Jara

Sort Priority

0023

Interview Keyword

Closeted gays.
Gay youth
Sexual minority students.
Sexual minority youth
Mexico City (Mexico)
Naucalpa (Mexico)
Childhood

Indexed By

Laura Gomez

Files

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Citation

“Interview: Marco Jara,” Philly Immigration, accessed September 16, 2021, https://phillyimmigration.nunncenter.net/items/show/1057.

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