Defining Moments

Learning to roll with the punches of change [guest post]

The latest in the Defining Moments series Changes category comes from Catalina Godinez. Listening to Mercedes Sosa’s Todo Cambia calms me or at least I like to think so as I feel my lower eyelid twitch with anxiety. When Libby asked me to be a guest blogger on the theme of change I was terrified. … Continue reading Learning to roll with the punches of change [guest post]

Defining Moments

Defining Moments: I’m a stronger person because of it… [guest post]

“Defining Moments: Change – This one comes to us from writer, Esmeralda Guerrero. Read more of her work on her personal blog, Sincerely, Ezzy. You can also follow her on Twitter @EzzyLanguzzi. What’s the first thought that crosses your mind when you learn that somebody you know sees a therapist? Be honest. Until a few… Continue reading Defining Moments: I’m a stronger person because of it… [guest post]

Moments

Becoming human [guest post]

The fifth in the "Defining Moments: Search for Identity Series." This one comes to us from writer, Hector Luis Alamo, Jr. Read more of his personal blog, On the Contrary and follow him on Twitter, @HectorLuisAlamo As a mixed-race, mixed-nationality, second-generation Latino American, my identity has been in constant flux for much of my young life.Born in Humboldt Park, and… Continue reading Becoming human [guest post]

Moments

The dance lesson [guest post]

The fourth in the “Defining Moments: Search for Identity Series.” This one comes to us from educator and writer, Cindy Tovar. Read more of her personal blog, Hispanecdotes and follow her on Facebook and Twitter, @Dagny32 The music is blasting, the lights are dim, and I’m in my element. My eyes search the crowd, looking for someone who can show… Continue reading The dance lesson [guest post]

Moments

The only gay boy in the world [guest post]

The third in the "Defining Moments: Search for Identity Series." This one comes to us from artist and writer, Xeno Martinez. Read more of his personal blog, SQ Chronicles and follow him on Facebook and Twitter, @XenoMartinez Recently, I engaged in a conversation via the I Love It Supersized Facebook fanpage about when was it that I first realized that I… Continue reading The only gay boy in the world [guest post]

Moments

When I was Americuchi [guest post]

The second in the Defining Moments: Search for Identity Series. This one comes to us from Being Latino's Editor, Eileen Rivera. Read more at her personal blog, Mariposa Social  and follow her on Twitter, @eileenrivera16   The subtitle might as well be the “Latinization of Eileen” because this is pretty much the story of my life. I… Continue reading When I was Americuchi [guest post]