Trini, the Mexican-American Yellow Ranger, tells her friends that she’s figuring out her sexuality and that she likes girls, and in the process she finds a family.
“I’m a queer brown weirdo and I love every short inch of myself. I’m bringing all that round, brown, goodness to this story. All the things that make me laugh and make me feel strong, they’re going to be in America’s world.”
“My niece shows me her Instagram feed and I see no one like her looking back at me. The people I love have fleeting reflections in the media.”
Introducing a new series on disability and love! Disabled people’s lives are bursting with affirmation, affection, and meaning well beyond half-baked romance narratives. So I’m talking to disabled queer folks about the love all around them — for partners, family, friends, pets, fictional characters, whatever — and sharing it with you right here.
Finally I got to be unapologetically queer amongst this familia that came together in the face of rejection from the homes we came from or by the systems that governed us in the US/Mexico border community that is the Rio Grande Valley.
“There’s nothing more I want to remember than every moment and sensation we shared. Our grinding hips at Queer Cumbia, feeling your drunken sweat drip onto my freshly implanted tits. The way we sloppily made out and smeared our red and burgundy lips all over our mouths, noses, forehead, and neck.”
Trump’s hateful immigration speech is costing him support; major Supreme Court decision that restores voting rights to North Carolina, Britain still isn’t sure how to accomplish Brexit and more.
Sonia Guiñansaca and the Latinx generation, cat fashion show, some ’90s nostalgia, to be a woman who runs, trans and unisex athletes, I (still) Believe Anita Hill, Winona some more, Sporty Spice, yoga, LGBT rights in Indonesia and so much more!
Escúchame for Orlando is “a place for queer Latinxs to come together and let our voices be heard about the massacre in the Pulse nightclub in Orlando. This is an anonymous space because whether you’re out to the whole world, or just to yourself, you deserve to be heard.”
Here are just a few of the many, many LGBTQ Latinxs in our community who are speaking up and speaking out to make sure that queer Latinxs are not erased.
As much as I read about ‘Latinxs,’ I couldn’t fully grasp how to explain its usage to others or the importance of it, until this response piece from the news site, Latino Rebels.