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Cesar Chavez: A Story To Remember And To Be Retold

Chavez’s efforts not only gave spotlight to the harsh and inhumane conditions experienced by the farm workers, most of which were Mexican immigrants, but to Latino issues and concerns altogether. Continue reading Cesar Chavez: A Story To Remember And To Be Retold

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About My Month In El Paso

On Valentine’s Day, I returned to my hometown of El Paso, Texas for an undetermined amount of time. In need of sorting out a few aspects of my life including future career paths, I went back to the city that molded me both as an individual and as a writer. My head was cluttered with questions, options, possibilities and needs. I was at standpoint where only uncertainly lied ahead. El Paso seemed as much of a good place to figure things out as any. Continue reading About My Month In El Paso

For muxes, Mexican males who dress as women and are socially accepted, every month is Pride month.

Derived from the Spanish word ‘mujer’ which means woman, muxes are boys and men who identify themselves as females. Like most transgender people, muxes dress in women’s clothing and apply make-up on themselves. They speak speak effeminately. But they also take on social roles traditionally given to genetically-born females. Continue reading For muxes, Mexican males who dress as women and are socially accepted, every month is Pride month.

Being gay is okay as long as it’s not on display: Master Of None addresses issue right on time for International Day Against Homophobia

Today is International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, a day when we remind people to be accepting of other’s differences and sexual identity, to be good beings and not commit hate crimes against their fellow humans and to treat … Continue reading Being gay is okay as long as it’s not on display: Master Of None addresses issue right on time for International Day Against Homophobia