“You know what’s a good life? When you go out in public, and people are happy to see you. ‘Qué onda, como estás?’ Gusto en verte. Money can’t buy that.” Pinky Torres Most places I go, I feel this…people genuinely happy to see each other. In these borderlands, I gravitate to places like Chuco’s BarrioContinue reading “Updates and Documenting Borderlands Queer Culture”
Please join me for the opening night of Sin Miedo, a pride art event in El Paso, TX. Thank you so much to Angel Cabrales and the crew at Construct Collective, located at 2131 Texas Ave, El Paso, TX 79901. The show will be quick so don’t miss it! See you this Friday, June 18thContinue reading “Sin Miedo”
Brining a little sunshine to the barrio-allowing dark corners to come to life. That is how we resist. Behind the mural sits a dead garden, dried out by the City of El Paso. En un rinconcito de Chuco. Gracias a Doña Romelia Mendoza por sus consejos y sabiduría. Aquí están sus girasoles. Genial. #elpasoartist #elpasoContinue reading “Renacimiento y Vida”
So many good memories of advising young adults as demonstrated by the song below. I didn’t have anything to do with the creation of the song, but it somehow ended up in my external drive. Working with college students has been one of the most rewarding experiences I’ve ever had. Passion for many things runsContinue reading “Educator”
I’m very happy to announce that I will occasionally write for El Paso News. Recently I interviewed Joshua Lerma from the El Paso grassroots organization EP JO-TX. We talked about alternative pride events in El Paso as well as pride without policing or corporate sponsorship. Check it out!