How It All Adds Up ~ Representation In T.V.

Understanding What Makes Up Our Identities Photo Credit: BrAt82 Growing up I couldn't help but notice the lack of Latinx representation in media, specifically T.V. shows. Now don't get me wrong, there were plenty of side characters that embodied common stereotypes and misconceptions. But there were no honest depictions of our culture that progressed or … Continue reading How It All Adds Up ~ Representation In T.V.

How It All Adds Up ~ Competitions

Understanding What Makes Up Our Identities Photo Credit: MovieStarPlanet In my previous post we talked about stereotypes and the way the affect our identity. Having faced stereotypes in many places, I find that one of the most important places for me was when competing. I consider this to be any activity where you find yourself … Continue reading How It All Adds Up ~ Competitions

How It All Adds Up ~ Stereotypes

Understanding What Makes Up Our Identities Photo Credit: ClassWarfareExists We've all heard them at some point in our lives, but knowing how stereotypes affect the way we present ourselves to the world can solve a lot of problems. Being Mexican, I learned pretty quickly that there were certain things people assumed about me in my … Continue reading How It All Adds Up ~ Stereotypes

How It All Adds Up ~ Cuisine

Understanding What Makes Up Our Identities Photo Credit: ProTechStar Food has a way of shaping you, it feeds your soul as well as your stomach and it speaks volumes as to who you are. There are different types of palates and I will attempt to work through a few and what they might mean about … Continue reading How It All Adds Up ~ Cuisine

How It All Adds Up ~ Celebrations

Understanding What Makes Up Our Identities Photo Credit: JourneyMexico When living in the United States, it's hard not to notice the massive misconceptions that people have about foreign cultural holidays. To be clear, I don't mean religious holidays like Ramadan, or Hanukkah, but rather holidays that have to do with community and experience. For example, … Continue reading How It All Adds Up ~ Celebrations