Charlie Vázquez, "Bronx Dharma"

This week we’re featuring work by two poets in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. To begin, a poem by Charlie Vázquez, appearing here in both English and Spanish…. read more

In Italics: Queer Latino Nuances in American Literature

Nuanced identities are amassed by an amalgam of experiences which include particular terminologies. Specific terms weave together the distinctive fabric of their unique existences. Applying this summation to our group, the Latino-American Queers of the United States, we note that expressions such as maricon and tortillera, among many others, have poignantly shaped the dynamics of… read more