Since 2007, Manuel is the LGBTQ Health Program Manager at La Clínica del Pueblo, Inc. in Washington,DC. overseeing programs and HIV prevention strategies targeting Latinx LGBTQ people. Until 2005, and for about six years, Manuel worked for a community health center in Lima,,Perú as a poject manager implementing men’s health services, and sexual health interventions.
Manuel studied Social Psychology and Public Health. He has 25 years of professional experience in Sexuality/HIV Prevention,Gender/Masculinities, and Sexual Diversity. Recently, Manuel was recognized with the 2015 Latino GLBT Community Leader Award by the GLBT Latino History Project.