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Oppression does not make for hearts as big as all outdoors. Oppression makes us big and small....

Oppression does not make for hearts as big as all outdoors. Oppression makes us big and small. Expressive and silenced. Deep and dead. – Cherrie Moraga http://dlvr.it/KL5nrp

Cherrie Moraga

EL CORAZON

//The New Generation of Gay Latino Poets//

Originally appeared in the Ploughshares Blog, August 14th, 2014

Some scholars say that Queer Latina/o writing is fast becoming a major core of the Latina/o literary canon. 744 more words

Rah! Rah! Roundup: Resources for Anti-Racist Feminists and White Allies

Like many of you, this week we at WEIRD SISTER have found it difficult to think about much else besides the non-indictment of Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, and the… 840 more words

Books + Literature

Day 125: Happy Cinco de Mayo!

“Fundamentally, I started writing to save my life. Yes, my own life first. I see the same impulse in my students-the dark, the queer, the mixed-blood, the violated-turning to the written page with a relentless passion, a drive to avenge their own silence, invisibility, and erasure as living, innately expressive human beings.” 

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Courage

A Gothic Duality

In this brief video, Chicana feminist and writer Cherrie Moraga shares her early memories as a mixed Chicana who was determined to remain faithful to her Mexican heritage. 156 more words

Chicana Literature