DEAR web MEXICAN: how come a lot of Mexican women feel so jealous when other Mexican females be successful? I must cope with this all the time. Please explain.
A Mexican that is successful Girl
DEAR POCHA: Because cishet patriarchy—DUH.
DEAR MEXICAN: how do you conquer my self-consciousness about being viewed as a “sellout” for dating a white man? I believe if We had been a receptionist, I’d feel less difficult, but I’m a professional and hate fitting in to the label associated with effective Latina aided by the hyphenated name that is last. Will there be in any manner that the chola from East Los Angeles and a surfer from Malibu wouldn’t be regarded as a couple that is odd?
DEAR CRAZY ALTHOUGH NOT TRASHY: You’re not really a sellout for dating gabachos; you’re a vendida for thinking you’re much better than others because you’re a “professional.” And an assistant is not? Possibly the Malibu crowd think you’re a maid, and possibly the Eastlos crowd think your surfer is some hipster douchebag.
DEAR MEXICAN: Why have actually you all kept Astrid Hadad this type of key? I recently saw a show about her, as well as for God’s benefit! A girl that has a huge group of breasts changed to a dress? THIS girl actually, actually requires a larger market on her behalf work. Does she ever come to el norte? Might you ask? Please? She’s got a wit just like a razor for everybody. Pretty cool—if nothing else, get her name out as she actually is very cool.
Galloping Gorda the Pavement Crusher
DEAR GABACHA: Hadad is really a chingona, but there’s a number of likewise subversive mujeres in Mexican music and performance art, from the times of Lola Beltran and Gloria Trevi through the belated, great Jenni Rivera and Rita Guerrero of Santa Sabina. There’s more to Mexican female art than Frida Kahlo, mild gabachas. No, seriously: the next time we see certainly one of ustedes in a huipil and pigtails, Imma sic Los Angeles Santa Cecilia on y’all. Continue Reading ->