• Q&A with Queer Xicana-Indígena Artist Adelina Anthony

    Q&A with Queer Xicana-Indígena Artist Adelina Anthony

    The year was 2006. I was at UC Santa Cruz for the MALCS conference specifically for the Regenerations WOC Film Festival. As a twentysomething Xicana Femme, I was in awe of not only the beauty of all the mujeres there but also of all the work that was going on. The air was thick with the want and need for […]

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  • Q&A with Gay Latino Rapper Loco Ninja

    Q&A with Gay Latino Rapper Loco Ninja

    Richie Ruperto was a teen when a guest appearance on the Tyra Banks Show in 2008 for a segment on anti-LGBTQ bullying afforded him the opportunity of meeting voguing legend Benny Ninja (coach on America’s Next Top Model). Shortly thereafter, the openly gay teen of Puerto Rican and Italian decent entered the world of hip hop music as Loco Ninja. […]

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  • Q&A with the Sirens

    Q&A with the Sirens

    Music listeners in the United States tend to have a wide selection of bands representing different shades of the US  cultural spectrum. But finding a unique band is something that comes around only once in a great while. The Sirens are as unique as they come, and these queer Latinas definitely know how to bring a crowd to their feet […]

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  • Chateando with the Creators of Marimacho

    Chateando with the Creators of Marimacho

    When Brooklyn-based Crystal González, a 23-year-old management consultant, and Ivette Alé, a 25-year-old Southern California native with a keen mind for fashion got together, it was only a matter of time before they launched Marimacho – a clothing line for trans men and masculine-identified women. “Marimacho” is derived from the Spanish derogatory term “marimacha” used to belittle those who are […]

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  • Q&A with Maestra Jessica Bejarano

    Q&A with Maestra Jessica Bejarano

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