EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Writer Yelyna De Leon Talks ‘Murder in the Woods’

Murder in the Woods isn’t your typical slasher. For one thing, it’s cast is completely Latinx. That means that the minority is the majority and the stereotypes that come with being a minority in a slasher film go right out…

17 Latinx Artists You Should Check Out in 2019

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…

‘Deadly Class’ Maria Gabriela de Faria Talks Importance of Mental Health and Telling Latinx Stories

Maria Salazar is a hero. Yes, she might be an assassin at a deadly school called Kings Dominion. And yes, she did just kill Chico, aka the love of her life and the bane of her existence. But that doesn’t…

Queerly Not Straight: Our Favorite Books of 2018

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…

‘Stop and Fangirl’ Episode 63: Why ‘Charmed’ Isn’t the Representation We Want

Here at Fangirlish we continue to support your right to fangirl over any fandom you desire – whether that is a book, a TV show, a movie, or even sports. That’s why we have  Stop and Fangirl! So you can feel  happy –…

Queerly Not Straight: Theo Rossi, It’s Time You Stop Playing Latinx Characters

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. Welcome to Queerly Not Straight! Enjoy and leave a comment below if…

Starz First Look at “Vida” Treats Latinx Stories Like…Any Other Story

Anytime Hollywood tells me they’re going to take on a Latinx story I’m like, “Here we go again.” I’m wary and ready to expect: Latinx women with bright red lipstick, popping gum, cholas, and the maid of some random hotel…

It’s too late to Fix the Floriana Lima Mistake, So Don’t Bring Maggie Back

Big disclaimer here: I’m speaking as a Latina woman who absolutely hates not just the fake representation that Floriana Lima gives me, but the fact that she has spoken about this fact in a less than sensitive way. I understand…

Starz’s “Vida”: Latinx Writers and Queer Voices Taking Center Stage

Starz’s Vida is a Latinx writers/creators wet dream. There, I said it. No take backs. Hell, it’s a Latinx queer woman’s wet dream. And it’s the kind of content that we need on our screens today. Vida is a half-hour…