The name is Hector often pronounced (Hektah)- only by the closest of friends. ___________________________________

Queer Latin@ Artivist (Art+Activist)…Shall we organize? He/She/Him/Her pronouns please :) ___________________________________

“Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.”
― Martin Luther King Jr., Strength to Love



Fuck Yeah Queer Latin@s in Books!

  1. Trauma Queen by Lovemme Corazón
  2. Chulito by Charles Rice-Gonzalez
  3. Down to the Bone by Maya Lazara Dole
  4. City of Night by John Rechy
  5. The Rain God by Arturo Islas
  6. The Dirty Girls Social Club by Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez
  7. The Cha Cha Files: A Chapina Poetica by Maya Chinchilla
  8. Their Dogs Came with Them by Helena Maria Viramontes
  9. Make Love to Rage by Morgan Robyn Collado

Night, for Henry Dumas | by Aracelis Girmay


Henry Dumas, 1934-1968,
did not die by a spaceship
or flying saucer or outer space at all
but was shot down, at 33,
by a New York City Transit policeman,
will be shot down, May 23rd,
coming home, in just 6 days,
by a New York City Transit policeman
in the subway station singing &…

Social Justice in Early Childhood Programs: a conversation with Robyne Walker-Murphy & Hector Rivera



Today’s blog post features Robyne Walker-Murphy, the Director of DreamYard’s Art Center Programs, and Hector Rivera, program coordinator. DreamYard’s Early Childhood Programs are designed to give young people the opportunity to tell personal stories and explore their culture and identity through the arts. The programs introduce young people to basic art making skills, incite their imaginations and creative spirits, allowing them to share their work with others.

I have worked alongside Robyne and Hector and know them to be passionate, dedicated, and innovative artists, activists, and educators. I’m so happy to share a little bit of what they do.

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Thanks Renee for the amazing post!!

Because i felt like taking selfies… #hair #brunomars #vintage #me #wolfing #haircutornah #nyc #instagay #instaqueer #latin@ #tain@

Best dinner ive made in a while! So good tho. #ribs #garlic #discopotatoes #saturday #dinner

Best dinner ive made in a while! So good tho. #ribs #garlic #discopotatoes #saturday #dinner