Who’s the Gulabi Gang & Why They Are Spearheading the Indian Feminist Movement

In today's media, we see so much spotlight on the American Feminist movement and what is going on during this Tumultuous time with the orange as our president. It made me think, are there other movements happening around the world and why aren't we spotlighting them? I dug into some research and found different groups…

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Is One Day at a Time Bringing Real Issues to the Latin Community?

If you are not a fan of Netflix sitcoms, then I advise you not to continue reading this. However, if you are a fan of a show that discusses LGBTQ+, Colorism, Racism, Latin Stereotypes, and more, then proceed to read on. One Day at a Time is a sitcom tackling modern times with modern complexities…

Why Gentrification is Toxic to a POC Community

You're walking down your neighborhood and you start to see that the new neighbors are moving in. No surprise, they are a nice white couple with a dog. You wave hello and carry on your way. But, you can't help but notice a change in the environment. Your favorite bodega or corner mart is now…

Queen Conversations: Women Making History

Axenya Kachen is not your average woman of today's times. She is strong, educated, and won't back down to oppression. Which is what we need during these times of obscene and craziness coming to light from all aspects. The Berkley Alum has made it her goal to protest and spread awareness on her college campus…

Why Aren’t There Strong Leading Latina Roles in Popular Films?

Ask yourself this question; what are some inspiring films with strong leading Latinas? Are you able to name at least 10? Difficult right? With more and more films coming out with strong characters, you can't help but wonder...where are the Latinas at? Now I'm sure there are films out there, that's not what I'm saying.…

Queen Conversations: Interview with Fashion Photographer Simrah Farrukh

The 19-year old Pakistani Photographer and owner of Simbazaar, a brand pushing and empowering South Asian women through clothing, dabbled into photography some six years ago, after being inspired by Pakistani cultural events and the lack of female photographers in the industry. We discuss these pivotal moments with Simrah herself, how and who she was…

The Beauty in Death: Celebrating Dia De Los Muertos

As we say goodbye to October, we lay our costumes, tricks and treats to rest. In goes the bloody vampire and spider decorations and outcome the sweaters and wool scarves. The monsters on late night movie marathons are replaced by holiday classics, filling us with joy, comfort as we begin to satiate ourselves on holiday…