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Turning Our Backs on History: Internalized Racism and Class Oppression

Turning Our Backs on History: Internalized Racism and Class Oppression

Mauro Sifuentes October 1, 2013 0

  It is in the best interest of this conversation that I begin with some working definitions. I think shared language can often be a crucial element in engaging meaningful and rich discussions about

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The Hysterical Woman

The Hysterical Woman

Vania September 19, 2013 2

Individuals have taken to internet comment boards en masse to highlight one lesser reported aspect surrounding the tragic shooting of Jonathan Ferrell: outrage at Sarah McCartney, the woman who initially called 911, reporting that

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Queerseañera 2013

Queerseañera 2013

Qulture August 14, 2013 Comments Off on Queerseañera 2013

In junction with the Mexican Heritage Corporation VivaFest! and with generous funding by the Horizons Foundation and collaboration with the School of Arts and Culture, we will produce the first ever Queerseañera in San

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Family, Cultura & Amor = Marriage Equality

Family, Cultura & Amor = Marriage Equality

Cyn da' Poet June 26, 2013 0

It’s funny waking up to several messages like “YAY!; AWESOME!; ARE YOU WAITING ANXIOUSLY FOR COURT DECISION? and even wanna get married?”. Obviously I haven’t been feeling good these past days so I overslept

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Gay by Association?

Gay by Association?

Cyn da' Poet June 8, 2013 2

     “Dime con quien andas, y te dire quien eres”, (Tell me the company you keep, and I’ll tell you what you are.) were the words that I grew up listening to; my

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TEEN PRIDE: A New Movement

TEEN PRIDE: A New Movement

Cyn da' Poet May 15, 2013 8

Sometimes, I feel like I’m 21 but there are other times that I feel like I’m 14.  Perhaps it’s all the sugar I’ve had that day or simply feeling great.  Whichever, the reason may

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Homophobia in a cultural aspect (West Indians) “ChiChi & Batty Boy”

Homophobia in a cultural aspect (West Indians) “ChiChi & Batty Boy”

Mikey Smilez April 15, 2013 0

Words are very imperative, they can destroy as well as build and esteem people. I confronted a vlogger about a very derogatory word via twitter and she shunned my comments with very  defensive and

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