To be Loved or to be understood? The Struggle Between Culture and Sexuality

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“There are so many myths about our queer lives that still exist in our Latin@ community; from queerness being a choice or a psychological disorder to us not wanting children and being possessed by demons. And we don’t talk about these issues because the cultural expectation (especially of our elders) is to not go against the grain.” Sarahi Yajaira

One Latina shares her struggle with expressing both her culture and her sexuality.

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Hate and Homophobia in Manizales, Colombia

This is from earlier this year…  something that I find utterly sad, evidence of why some of us deal with …

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In Honor of National Coming Out Day

Today you will see me celebrating in the freshman dining hall, passing out rainbow-colored cake as one of the LGBT …

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To My Family, Queerness is an Immigrant Thing

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I talked to a friend about the last post, and she posed that very simple question. To begin with: Having …

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