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]

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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]

Moments

Life after Death Metal [guest post]

In the coming days and weeks I'll be inviting some of my favorite writers/friends to guest blog about a defining moment (the length of the moment undefined) in their search for identity. First up is Ulises Silva. His site is currently under construction, but for now you can follow him on Twitter, @inventingsilva Geraldo Rivera… Continue reading Life after Death Metal [guest post]