The Real Mexican Revolution: The Futile Fight for the Protection of Journalists in Mexico

I woke up to another typical news event in Mexico: A journalist was found dead by the side of the road after being tortured and stabbed. I do not remember the date, nor the exact headline, but I do remember how I felt. On the one hand, it did not surprise me at all. On … More The Real Mexican Revolution: The Futile Fight for the Protection of Journalists in Mexico

Queer Film and Book Recommendations for Pride

WLW: But I’m a Cheerleader (1999) Princess Cyd (2017) The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018) I Like Girls (2016) Booksmart (2019) Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019) Pariah (2011) The Half of It (2020) Battle of the Sexes (2017) Yes or No (2010) The Favourite (2018) The Handmaiden (2016) Ammonite (2020) Mississippi Damned (2009) … More Queer Film and Book Recommendations for Pride

Queer Music Recommendations for Pride

WLW artists: UMI Kehlani Clairo Mxmtoon Janelle Monae Phoebe Bridgers Kali Uchis Dodie Girl in red King Princess Melanie Martinez WILLOW Frances Forever Miley Cyrus Lady Gaga Tegan and Sara Carlie Hanson Chika L Devine Rina Sawayama Victoria Monet Hayley Kiyoko AURORA Jessie Paege Angel Haze Vanessa Carlton Lauran Jauregui Princess nokia Jojo siwa Arlo … More Queer Music Recommendations for Pride

Anime Corner: Jujutsu Kaisen and Demon Slayer: Mugen Train

Jujutsu Kaisen Genre: Dark Fantasy, Action, Occult Fiction, Supernatural Episodes: 24 Air Time: October 3, 2020-March 27, 2021 Studio: Mappa Directors: Tadashi Hiramatsu, Kenjiro Tsuda Available On: Crunchyroll Sub: Yes Dub: Yes Synopsis: Jujutsu Kaisen follows high school student Yuji Itadori after he becomes a host for a part of the greatest curse, Ryomen Sukuna. … More Anime Corner: Jujutsu Kaisen and Demon Slayer: Mugen Train

A Fresh Look at Traditional Vietnamese Dishes

In honor of Asian Heritage Month and as a Vietnamese person, I am introducing you to my all-time favorite Vietnamese foods that you need to try at least once in your life. When it comes to Vietnamese foods, “phở”, “bánh mì”, and “nem rán (northern name)/ chả giò (southern name)” mostly pop up in foreigners’ … More A Fresh Look at Traditional Vietnamese Dishes