Tiempos Desmadrosos: Dancing Latinidad to the beat of Grief (FLACC 2019)

Time is always breaking, but sometimes we can feel it, the rip and tear, profoundly. Time is always breaking, and we are always grieving it. Time is always. And when we do feel it, take the time to grieve it, care for the endless weight, wait and texture of time, its rupture in space, its… Continue reading Tiempos Desmadrosos: Dancing Latinidad to the beat of Grief (FLACC 2019)

Don’t Play that Song: Meditations on my Mother, Beautiful Mistakes, and Sounds of a Queer Childhood

The first time I heard Aretha Franklin sing, my mama danced freely and carelessly, looking like something unrestrained, like a body with no fear. And she left me in wonder. I had been avidly watching Disney Channel's "Sister, Sister," a show centered on seperated-at-birth twins played by Tia and Tamara Mowry. During one episode in… Continue reading Don’t Play that Song: Meditations on my Mother, Beautiful Mistakes, and Sounds of a Queer Childhood