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A podcast that documents queer stories from the frontera. Created by Alexandra Nichole Salazar-Vasquez

A podcast that documents queer stories from the frontera. Created by Alexandra Nichole Salazar-Vasquez
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United States

Description:

A podcast that documents queer stories from the frontera. Created by Alexandra Nichole Salazar-Vasquez

Language:

English


Episodes

Anel Flores

7/26/2019
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In this episode we interviewed Anel Flores, a butch tejana/chicana/mexicana writer and artist whose home is the Valley, San Antonio, and everything in-between. Listen to her share her coming out story, her experience as a mother, and the time she took a writing workshop from Gloria Anzaldúa.

Duration:00:53:12

Gume Laurel III

7/19/2019
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We connected with Gume Laurel III, a gay Latino writer from Weslaco, TX. In this episode, we talk about chosen family, Valley representation in Literature, and machismo. You can purchase his books online!

Duration:00:51:02

George Longoria

7/19/2019
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In this episode, we interviewed George Longoria, a Latinx/Brujx. They are a non-binary pansexual who believes that chisme saves lives!

Duration:00:52:20

Alonzo Amaya

6/24/2019
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For PRIDE month we interviewed Alonzo Amaya, a gender-fluid makeup artist from Pharr, TX. Listen to Alonzo talk about gender, depression, and the importance of practicing safe sex.

Duration:00:37:31

Nancy Gonzalez

6/24/2019
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In this episode, we interviewed Nancy Gonzalez-Cruz, a queer tejana who was born in Mcallen, but raised in Pharr, TX. She spoke to us about what it was like raising two kids in a border town. Listen to her story in the link above.

Duration:01:01:18

Eduardo Martinez

4/15/2019
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In this episode, Eduardo Martinez talks about Queer Cinema, the Pharr Riots, Aqui Estamos, Fuerza Del Valle, and Valley history. Listen to his story and about his community organizing.

Duration:00:45:37

Rey Vasquez

4/15/2019
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In this episode, Rey Vasquez, a trans man from Mission, TX talks to us about being a farm worker, a part of the circus, and coming out. Rey says "the Valley doesn't let you forget where you came from." Listen to his story in the link below.

Duration:00:43:40

Michelle Salinas

4/12/2019
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In this episode, we interviewed Elizabeth Michelle Salinas, a former bartender from P B D's Lounge, a gay bar in Mcallen, TX. She shared what it was like to be a part of H.U.G.S (Helping Unite Gays and Straights), a now-defunct organization at Nikki Rowe High School, about the gay club scene along the border, and being a parent. Listen to her story.

Duration:00:34:37

Yvonne Marquez

1/28/2019
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*FIRST EPISODE OF 2019* In this episode we interview Yvonne S. Marquez, a queer chicana writer from Mission, Texas who shares her story with us. Yvonne S. Marquez is a writer and editor living in Dallas, Texas. She's a former senior editor at Autostraddle, a forward-thinking, feminist online magazine for queer and trans women and non-binary people. Yvonne writes about social justice, politics, activism, and other things dear to her heart like Selena and tacos. Since graduating from the...

Duration:00:42:49