DEAR MEXICAN: how come a lot of Mexican women feel so jealous when other Mexican females be successful? I need to cope with all of this the time. Please explain.
A Effective Mexican Girl
DEAR POCHA: Because cishet patriarchy—DUH.
DEAR MEXICAN: just how do i conquer my self-consciousness about being viewed as a “sellout” for dating a guy that is white? I do believe if We had been a receptionist, I’d feel less difficult, but I’m a professional and hate fitting into the label for the effective Latina because of the hyphenated name that is last. Will there be in any manner that a chola from East Los Angeles and a surfer from Malibu wouldn’t be regarded as an odd few?
DEAR CRAZY HOWEVER 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 a assistant is not? Perhaps the Malibu audience think you’re a maid, and possibly the Eastlos crowd think your surfer is some hipster douchebag.
DEAR MEXICAN: Why have you all kept Astrid Hadad this type of key? I recently saw a show about her, as well as for God’s sake! A lady who’s got a set that is huge of converted to a dress? THIS girl really, actually requires a more impressive audience on her behalf work. Does she ever started to el norte? Would you ask? Please? A wit is had by her such as a razor for all. Pretty cool—if nothing else, get her name out as she actually is very cool.
Galloping Gorda the Pavement Crusher
DEAR GABACHA: Hadad is a chingona, but there’s a number of likewise subversive mujeres in Mexican music and gratification art, through the times of Lola Beltran and Gloria Trevi through the belated, great Jenni Rivera and Rita Guerrero of Santa Sabina.