el sabor del amor y del dolor

y si quieren saber de mi pasado, es preciso decir una mentira, les dire que llegue de un mundo raro, que no se del dolor, que triunfe en el amor y que nunca he llorado…

tanto tiempo disfrutamos de este amor

Today marks my mom and dad’s 49th wedding anniversary.  As I have shared in other posts, my relationship with my parents has improved significantly and we are much closer than … Continue reading

April 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

transition(s)

When I look in mirror I sometimes don’t recognize myself.  I mean literally, I don’t recognize myself.  Recently, I have actually begun to notice that my face is literally changing … Continue reading

April 15, 2013 · 3 Comments

Siempre En Mi Mente: On Trans* Violence

Siempre En Mi Mente: On Trans* Violence

A short essay I wrote appears in today’s edition of thefeministwire.com

October 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

To Chavela, With Love

For, while the tale of how we suffer, and how we are delighted, and how we triumph is never new, it always must be heard.  There isn’t any other tale … Continue reading

September 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

roses

Every week I buy roses for my wela.  My maternal grandmother passed away over a year ago and since I don’t live close to where she is buried, I buy … Continue reading

July 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

the eulogy

**** The first time I freaked out was a random tuesday night February of last year, I called home and when my pops answered he didn’t recognize my voice. On … Continue reading

July 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

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