XO Talks Eagle Pass Pride. My Border Town's First Ever Pride.

Coming Home.

  My Border Town’s First Ever Pride     Here’s my latest for VICE: “Growing up queer in a Mexican American community rooted in faith wasn’t easy. But seeing that community celebrate my identity this weekend was a monumental experience.” Since moving to New York […]

XO Talks Eagle Pass Pride. My Border Town's First Ever Pride.

Pride. Tejas Style!

  XO Talks Eagle Pass Pride     Growing up in a small town that is located 5 minutes from the Mexican border, Eagle Pass TX celebrated its first LGBT Pride Day EVER! I am overwhelmed by the turnout and support from my home town! […]

Learning LGBTQ Flags.

Wave Your Flag

  Learning LGBTQ Flags.     Weeks ago, we here at HeyXorje talked about Philly’s “updated” version of the traditional rainbow Pride flag; that incorporated both a black and brown stripe to signify the inclusion of queer people of color. Now, if you thought there […]

El Weekend Wrap Up 22 JUL 17.

El Weekend Wrap Up: ICYMI

  El Weekend Wrap Up 22 JUL 17. Here’s what’s trending this week on HeyXorje.com. Now let me walk you through it…   Uno… Can I Get an ‘Amen’ Up in Here?   Dos… Fly Your Flag   Tres… Órale! Xorje on Nightline ABC News. […]

Laverne Cox Speaks Up.

Laverne Still Struggles

  Laverne Cox Speaks Up.     Laverne Cox is essentially the most visible transgender woman around. Her celebrity has afforded her the opportunity to shine a light on the trans experience; especially for those who felt they’d never leave the shadows of oppression. Now […]

Bathroom Bill Dies.

All for Love, and Love for All

  Happy Pride Weekend.   “It takes no compromising to give people their rights. It takes no money to respect the individual. It takes no survey to remove repressions.” – Harvey Milk To all our LGBTQ friends, family, AND our supportive allies — have a […]