• Good Morning, Lupita

    Good Morning, Lupita

    It’s midnight on December 12th and I sit on my couch in silence, watching México celebrate the alleged apparition of  the Virgin Mary to a Mexica man in Tepeyac. I sit in silence, as the circus that is her birthday unfolds, with political dignitaries and celebrities alike taking turns paying homage to an image that is almost as common in […]

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  • Feliz Cumpleaños Gloria from a Nepantlero for Life

    Feliz Cumpleaños Gloria from a Nepantlero for Life

    When I turned 20 I was a depressed, awkward, blue-haired, and woefully closeted queer boy. I had attempted, not one, but two suicides. And, lastly (and probably most damaging), I was completely convinced that I was the only queer Latin@ that ever existed. Come that following fall, I enrolled (out of a whim) in what would be my first course […]

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