'Vida' Series Finale Review: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Starz Vida was the little show that could that fought with every bit of its being to survive, thrive, and leave it’s mark when it comes to diverse TV. And I will always love it because of that. I will always compare other shows to Vida, especially if they haveRead More →

‘Vida’ 3x04 Review: Oh the Disrespect in That One

People were being disrespected left and right in this week’s all-new Vida. Like seriously, I kept thinking about that Mulan gif where Mushu goes, “Dishonor! Dishonor on you! Dishonor on your whole family!” And even now, hours after watching the episode, I can’t get over how much people were trampingRead More →

‘Vida’ 3×03 Review: Oh the Hypocrisy of It All

Emma Hernandez is a hypocrite on Vida. I say this with love. Like seriously, bucket loads of love because we don’t get to see messy women like Emma. We don’t get to see women like this that push, pull, and make a mess of things. We don’t get to seeRead More →

‘Vida’ 3x02 Review: Lies, Upon Lies, Upon Lies

Starz Vida’s second episode of season 3 was all about lies. Lies we tell ourselves. Lies we tell others. And secrets that we keep because of those lies that we’re afraid of. Lies, upon lies, upon lies. And you know what happens when too many clash? An explosion of dramaRead More →

VIDA, The critically acclaimed series by Tanya Saracho, just announced that it will be airing it’s final season when the show returns Sunday, April 26th on Starz and Starzplay. This comes as a shock to fans of the LGBTQ and Latinx community because the show has become a staple ofRead More →

VIDA season 3 is almost upon us and the Latina in me is more than a little excited. That girl is ECSTATIC! So, here’s what we know so far. Season 4 will be airing 6 episodes week-to-week on Starz and was written by an all Latinx writers room and directedRead More →

Emmy Nominations are right around the corner, and every year, the collective internet goes into an uproar about who should have been nominated, and somehow got snubbed. And no, we’re not gonna get into how Emmy voters love some shows and ignore others, but we are going to take thisRead More →

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 →

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 →