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My writing focuses on [diasporic] identity as it intersects with gender, race, sexuality, and technology.

 

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A R T I C L E S  &  E S S A Y S

 

WIRED

Memes Are Helping People of Color Cope With the Trump Era

 

Broadly

Stop Eroticizing School Girls, You Creeps 

 

Literary Hub

5 Reasons Why a Writer Should Move to Vancouver

 

The New York Times’ Women in the World

Why one Mississippi woman is walking 1,000 miles to Capitol Hill, bare-chested

 

Levo

Uber's Appointment of the Brilliant Bozoma Saint John Could Be a Game Changer

Meet the Woman Behind Instagram's Smartest Mental Health Movement

Yes, It's Possible To Travel The World and Still Keep Your Job

Blac Chyna, Rob Kardashian and the Troubling Term 'Revenge Porn'

The Real Problem With Workplace Dress Codes in Congress and in General

 

I am a daily writer for Levo — Read all of my work here.

 

Bustle

Master of None Nailed What it Means to be Queer in a Family of Color

TV is Getting More Progressive, But It's Still Failing Queer People of Color

 

Brooklyn Magazine

Gowanus Darkroom: How One Brooklyn Artist is Fighting To Keep Film Photography Alive

 

Complex

Casual Reminder: There's No Such Thing As Reverse Racism

Finding Community As a Closeted Queer Latina After Trump's Win

 

Autostraddle

America Chavez Gives Me Hope For Queers of Color Everywhere

 

Daily Xtra

Will my Latin American mother cry tears of joy at my queer wedding?

 

Bust Magazine

How My Visit To Salem Heightened My Fear of Donald Trump

How One Model Is Aging In The Fashion Industry

The Price Of Pizza: A Social Experiment Turned Tinder-Mare

Blackface: Simplified For Those Who Still Don't Get It

 

Global Grind  

7 Pop Culture Icons Who Are Not Welcome In Trump’s America

 

GLASSbook

How Two Latinas Are Empowering Latinx Entrepreneurs

How One Woman's Underwear Line is Redefining Sex Education

 

HelloGiggles

How it felt to watch the events in Orlando unfold as a queer, Latina

 

ShopLatinx

Latinxs in Blackface is Indicative of a much bigger problem

 

ThoughtCatalog

Why I’m Not Overlaying My Facebook Profile Photo With The French Flag

5 Things To Remember When Dealing With Toxic Family Members During The Holiday Season

 

T R A N S L A T I O N S

 

Electronic Anthems from Turn-of-the-Century MTV We're Still Not Over

 

P O E T RY 

 

Shrinking Woman in LUMEN Magazine

 

F E A T U R E D  I N :

 

i-d magazine 7 young immigrants on their hopes and fears for trump’s america

BUSTLE 8 Women Of Color On Whether Women’s History Month Matters