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BEING GAY IS NOT A CHOICE

It never ceases to amaze me when people who are not gay automatically think those who are gay have a choice. If I had a dollar for every time I heard someone say- Why the hell are you like that? 1,152 more words

Latino

MOMMY WAS BOSS/ RULES & REGULATIONS

CURFEW

My mother was a control freak on top of being very strict. I was allowed to hang out but with a time limit. If she said 8pm it was 8pm. 997 more words

Brooklyn

DEAR WONDER WOMAN

DEAR SISTER,

It has been 20 yrs since your death and 20 years to write you this letter. There is not a day that goes by that I don’t think of you. 908 more words

Latino

WONDER WOMAN DISINTEGRATES

At this time the deterioration of my sister Gladys was taking a toll on the family. I was just entering my 15 years of age and High School was a huge thing in my life. 625 more words

Latino

SOFRITO AND HONESTY

Coming home from work I decided to do Sofrito. This is staple in Spanish cooking. The cilantro, culantro, garlic and onions meshed together in a blender is a must if you want your food to have that kick, that flavor, that sabor! 946 more words

Latino

Privilege

This weekend I went to a retreat with my colleagues to this amazing barn in Wisconsin. The barn was built by the legendary Professor, Dr. Koval, a well-known Chicago activist and co-editor of the book, “The New Chicago.” Before we started our discussion and brainstormed, we watched a documentary called “Cracking the Codes.” ( 684 more words

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