Tag: latina

  • My Top 10 Posts of 2014

    Welcome to my obligatory year-in-review post! As of the precise moment in time that I’m writing this post, these were my 10 most-viewed posts of 2014. A couple of these, including #1, weren’t even written this year. It’s encouraging to know that my posts have staying power, considering I usually write about pop culture and internet culture, which […]

  • Why Amy Santiago is my favorite Latina character on TV

    “You’re all…articulate. And smart.” “So are you! Wait, why does that sound like an insult?” ~ Rosa Diaz and Amy Santiago, Brooklyn Nine-Nine A couple weeks ago I delivered a rant about how most Latina characters on TV tend to fall into a few basic stereotypes: maids, immigrants or the daughters of immigrants, from the […]

  • Imagine There’s No Labels?

    Imagine there’s no countries It isn’t hard to do Nothing to kill or die for And no religion too Imagine all the people living life in peace – “Imagine,” John Lennon This part of Lennon’s classic song has always bothered me. Not that I’m offended by the concept of a world without religion or national […]