Poetry Magazine


“Kingdom of Debt”

“Six Months After Contemplating Suicide”

Boston Review

“Poem of My Humiliations”



“Donkey Poem”

“On the Eve of the Tepehuan Revolt”


“A woman runs on the first day of spring”


“Lessons on Expulsion”

“Latino USA” on National Public Radio

“Donkey Poem”




“Letter from New York”


Ostrich Review

“Hija de la Chingada”



8 Health Benefits of Masturbation

A Texas OB/GYN Details the Horrific Consequences of Abortion Restrictions

Texas Woman Who Lost Planned Parenthood Job Calls Neighbors “Desperate” For Reproductive Health Care

NBC News

At Chicago’s El Rescate, Homeless, LGBTQ Youth Find True “Home”

Latino Life: Surviving the Family Trip ‘Back Home’

Hispanic Couple Shares Code Secrets to Get Latinos in Technology

Getting Young Latinas in Tech and Science, the DIY Way

Latino Lens: Feminist Poet Draws Praise for New Book

Latino Lens: A Migrant Workers’ Son Finds Magic in Books

Latina Theater Troupe Makes Art of Identity

How More Latinos in Finance Could Boost the Economy

Al Jazeera America

The danger of GOP’s anti-immigrant rhetoric

Comprehensive Sex Education is a Human Right

The case for a Mexican-American Holden Caulfield

Single mothers need solutions, not shaming

How feminism continues to fail women of color

It’s time to address the Latina teen suicide epidemic

Menstruation Stigma is a Form of Misogyny

Why we need paid for all (including dads)

The case for raising feminist boys

The cost of being a millennial and a mother

Al Jazeera English

Calls for compensation for US sterilisations

US Latinos struggle with HIV stigma

Suicides highlight plight of Hispanic teens 

The Guardian

The secret anti-abortion law that’s sweeping America

Freaking out about turning 30?

2013 was a big year for feminism, but the movement still alienates minorities

America’s dumbest idea: creating a multiple-choice test generation

Thank the Catholic church for terrifying abortion restrictions in Latin America

I’m tired of people telling me what to do with my body

Beyond Marco Rubio: five Latino politicians you should know

Rolling Stone

Five Ways Arizona’s Abortion Restrictions are Hurting Women

Why the Right Wing is Targeting Birth Control Again


6 Harmful Media Myths About Sex and Latinas

West Virginia Could be the Next Abortion Battle Ground

The Huffington Post

Author Profile

Racked, Vox

Learning to Love My Brown Skin


Undocumented Students Push Forward Fight for Education and Immigrant Rights

Immigrants Seeking Asylum Face Insurmountable Obstacles

Executive Action Leaves Many Undocumented Immigrants In State Of Apprehension And Uncertainty

For Families and Communities, Deportation Means Trauma

Undocumented Mothers In The Us Are Often Vulnerable, Ignored And Misunderstood

The Silent Anguish of Pregnant Women Who Struggle With Addiction

Left Out of the Narrative: LGBTQ Detainees

US History Repeats Itself With Guest Worker Programs

Latino USA on NPR

Are Latino Marriages Unique?

LGBTQ Immigration Detainees

Sabiduría Poetry Edition with Erika L. Sánchez

Latina Sex Stereotypes


4 Ways Supreme Court Ruling on Idea of Religious Freedom for Corporations Could Be Disastrous for Americans

4 Ways Sexist, Macho Culture Hurts Men

The Truth About “Macho” Men

6 Dumbest Myths About Sex and Latinas

This Almost 100% Preventable Cancer Is Still Killing Women in America — What Can We Do?

America’s Dumbest Idea: Creating a Multiple-Choice Test Generation

Fornicating While Latina: Why I Was Deeply Ashamed of Sex and How I Got Over It

Why Machismo Can Be Deadly For Gay Latinos

Ripped Off by Smugglers, Groped by Border Patrol: The Nightmares Women Migrants Face

RH Reality Check

Pop Music’s ‘Good Girl’ Complex