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The ART of Judithe Hernández INICIOS/BEGINNINGS Crecí en el área de Lincoln Heights, y en ese tiempo comenzó un movimiento chicano, eran los 70s y comencé como un artista público haciendo murales. Trabajé para César Chávez, y siempre me sentí inspirada por causas políticas y de inmigración. Estábamos muy segregados entonces, como chicanos no convivíamos con gente blanca y mi arte fue reflejando las injusticias sociales y temas relacionados. Estudié en un Colegio Comunitario. I did grow in the Lincoln Heights area, and at that time there was a chicano movement, it was the 70s and I did start as…

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Photo: Mathu Anderson By Samara Riviera, VivaLaRiviera.com As you all know by now RuPaul’s Drag Race is back for a 7th season. And we Latinos are being represented by the super talented, beautiful and sometimes bitchy Ms. Kandy Ho’. She has talent, looks and gives you bitches enough drama to chat about on social media. You wouldn’t expect anything less from a Puerto Rican mami. Sure she started out with a five o’clock shadow until Michelle Visage pointed it out. But now our sistah is looking even more fierce. It’s all about constructive criticism bitches. I say top…

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Cuatro Lunas and Vestido De Novia Illuminate at Latino Film Festival By Joseph R. Castel The second annual Latin@ Queer Arts and Film Festival showed two outstanding movies in Hollywood last month, exemplifying the quality of this year’s harvest of films arriving from Latin America. The festival opened up with Mexican director Sergio Tovar Velarde’s poignant narrative of four generational romances in Cuatro Lunas. And the festival closed with Cuban filmmaker Marilyn Solaya’s tragic transgender love story, Vestido de Novia. Cuatro Lunas centers around four gay couples living in Mexico City: a sensitive pre-teen is secretly attracted to…

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