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//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

Rah! Rah! Roundup

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