Joining a new family is always nerve wrecking. It’s even more so when it’s an acting family that is pushing the boundaries when it comes to the content made available to actors and viewers a like. That’s exactly what it felt like for Adrian Gonzalez when he joined the LatinxRead More →

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In an effort to build a space for queer people like myself, every Tuesday I’ll be posting opinion pieces, listicals, reviews, and more focused on the LGBT community (and occasionally about the Latinx/WOC community since I am Latinx.) Welcome to Queerly Not Straight! And for the month of June we’llRead More →

Thank you, Starz. Thank you for this message. Because, in this moment in time, this feels like more than an acknowledgment that Vida is a hell of a good show – which trust us, it is – and more like someone finally putting their money where their mouth is andRead More →

There’s a lot of good TV out there. No, really, a hell of a lot of good TV, trust me, someone who just had to spiral her way into somehow narrowing this list down. But narrow it I have, with what I consider to be the best TV has offeredRead More →

There’s more Vida in the cards for all of us. Yes, Starz  has renewed the half-hour drama from creator Tanya Saracho. No, we don’t know yet when the show would return or with how many episodes. And yet, right now, that doesn’t matter. Right now we rejoice. “Vida has delivered onRead More →

Starz Vida‘s fifth episode saw the Latina and Whitina clash, a wife and two daughters on vastly different journeys through grief, and Lyn aka the least dependable of the bunch, actually coming through. (Still surprised by that last bit: and this episode had fist fights, masturbating, and deep talks aboutRead More →

Vida is a half-hour drama about two Latinx sisters, Emma (Mishel Prada) and Lyn (Melissa Barrera), that are forced to return to their old neighborhood, where they are confronted by some hard truths about their past and mother. And what makes this story a Latinx writers wet dream (besides its LatinxRead More →