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Being a known Juan Gabriel fanatic, on the day of his death, I was asked to reflect on the passing of Juan Gabriel for Mujeres En Medio. I knew I …

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“TWO (WO)MEN IN A BURNING HOUSE MUST NOT STOP TO ARGUE” On the night George Zimmerman was acquitted for the murder of unarmed, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, I had just left …

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La virgen de Guadalupe, Tonantzin, Mother Earth, La Reina de Mexico is one of the most iconic figures seen in Mexico and the Southwest of the US. She appears in …

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Of all the places to collapse I choose a gas station in Albuquerque, NM. My head falls into my pareja’s lap as we sit in my car. Earlier in the …

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Puta, Whore. Perra, Bitch. Callejera, Streewalker. Marimacha, Dyke. Mujer facil, Loose woman. In order for patriarchy to maintain the hegemonic power, womyn must adhere to invisible boundaries set forth by …

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It all started with Omar in the fifth grade and progressed with Carlos, Miguel and others.  I wasn’t fast; I was just captured.  Captivated by a language I did not …

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