According to Odaymara Cuesta from the lesbian Cuban hip-hop band Krudas Cubensi, there's a gay person in every family in Cuba.
But a lot needs to change in Cuba before its lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) citizens are able to expose their true identity without fear of discrimination in an island nation once notoriously hostile toward them, she said.
"Cuba is a very misogynistic country and it's hard to be a lesbian or queer person here," Cuesta told the Thomson Reuters Foundation by phone from Havana.
"Even though the new generation is more open and tolerant . . .