I never saw my particularly-fraught relationship with my Colombian immigrant mom represented, until I stumbled on “Never Have I Ever.”
“Being fat became like a way to say F you to society,” says “Real Women Have Curves” writer Josefina López upon the film’s 20th anniversary.
From the reality of the American dream to mother-daughter relationships and generational trauma, tapping into different versions of yourself to examining the people we love and what they teach us—’Everything Everywhere All At Once’ will break you open and show you how beautiful chaos can be.
After watching “Turning Red,” I realized therapy has helped me extend grace to Mei-Mei-adjacent, boy-band-obsessed thirteen-year-old me.
While I’d recommend ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ for the aesthetic, it’s the exploration of relationship dynamics that really hits the mark.
Growing up, telenovelas taught me about a woman’s right to choose her own destiny. Something I included when I made my own, “Princess of South Beach.”
Dominican and Caribbean-American author Naima Coster is unafraid to tell extraordinary stories about ordinary families, especially the women that lead them. Her sophomore novel “What’s Mine and Yours” is now out in paperback.
After seeing ‘The Lost Daughter,’ I understand myself and my family better, even as I wish for more stories on this topic, particularly Latinx ones.
Technically, the main character of The Expanse is James Holden, the reluctant galaxy savior played with lots of furrowed brows by Steven Straight. But I can’t imagine watching the show because of him and I can’t be the only one. Thankfully, The Expanses’s fifth season focuses on where its strength really lies — in its women of color characters, […]
After Rep. Ted Yoho’s terrible “apology” (if you can even call it that) for calling her a “fucking bitch,” Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to the House floor and demanded decency, not just for herself but for women everywhere, specifically as a daughter. “Mr. Yoho mentioned that he has a wife and two daughters. I am […]