Lupin is the Nuanced Immigrant Representation We Need

In 2021, the French-language Netflix series Lupin took over, becoming the first French series to debut on Netflix’s U.S. top 10 list. Well-made and brilliantly paced, the show gave us suspense, intrigue, and beautiful shots of Paris. It also introduced us to Assane Diop, portrayed by Omar Sy.  If you haven’t seen the show yet, […]

Marvel’s Lastest Projects Remind Us of the Importance of Community

As a comic book fan, I’ve noticed many superheroes are often depicted as loners with shameful secrets. Once their cover is blown, these heroes become larger-than-life, gods, and eventually targets. Even with the help of their sidekicks, superheroes carry a weight on their shoulders as they navigate their worlds with a secret identity. But the […]

Greta on HBO’s Genera+ion Captures Queer, Latinx Adolescence

HBO’s Genera+ion shows what it means for a young, queer Latina to fumble through romance for the first time. It’s not just a romcom, but a journey that is complex, familial, unsure, and, at times, awkward. HBO’s Genera+ion is a quick, witty high school series that mixes the evocative drama of Skins and the cinematographic […]

Bridgerton’s Sexual Politics: We Haven’t Come as Far As We Think

I introduced my partner to the term “bodice ripper” last week. Oddly, as a straight male, he’d never heard it but the rise of Bridgerton (before the whole, attempted coup thing) finally gave him a reason to learn it. While the latest Shondaland juggernaut is based on an extremely popular romance novel series, many men […]

Four Latinas on the ‘Saved by the Bell’ Reboot

The Saved by the Bell reboot premiered last week and it appears to be… good? Of course, we believe its success can be found in its latindad – it stars TWO Latinas in Haskiri Velazquez and Alycia Pascual-Pena and Maria Lopez is a producer. But what do Latinas think? Turns out, we’re pretty into it.

A Love Letter to Justina Machado

Justina Machado is one of those actors who you’ll watch whatever they’re in because they’re in it. This is our love letter to her, a Latina queen in a time when it’s pretty hard to even get on TV.