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 […]

Pope Francis Needs To Embrace ALL the LGBTQ Community.

My Latest for VICE

  Pope Francis Needs To Embrace ALL the LGBTQ Community.     Here’s my latest for VICE: “Francis’ reign has been marked by contradictions in approach toward queer clergy. And while he’s been progressive, comments made yesterday against his trans flock are a blow to […]

People Regret Voting for Trump.

You Voted For Him

  People Regret Voting for Trump.     It’s VERY tough (read: impossible) for me to have sympathy for any Trump supporters who now regret their vote. You mean to tell me that him denigrating Latinos, African-Americans, Muslims, women, LGBTQ folks, and disabled people wasn’t […]

Queer Millennials Should Never Forget Edith Windsor's Name.

Say Her Name

  Queer Millennials Should Never Forget Edith Windsor’s Name.     Here’s the latest for VICE: ‘I had the privilege of briefly interviewing Edie twice, both times at LGBTQ events in New York City. The first was at Logo TV’s 2014 Trailblazers Awards ceremony, which […]

Stages Of Internet Shaming.

Watch What You Say

  Stages Of Internet Shaming.     By now, everyone has probably seen entertainer Cher’s complete takedown of an online troll that amassed tens of thousands of impressions almost instantly. The pop icon originally tweeted that she and her staff would open up their homes […]

Race and Terror.

This is NOT my America

  Race and Terror.   Watching the aftermath of Charlottesville has been rough. Hell, reliving that initial neo-Nazi rally through video segments, photos, and first-hand accounts is just as debilitating. Because no one ever wants to think that their country… their home… bore entitled racists […]