Celebrating LGBTQ Latinas in Loisaida

May 20, 2015By adminBlog

Arnaldo M. Cruz-Malavé, the director of the Latin American and Latino Studies Institute at Fordham University, tells us about Loisaida’s celebration of LGBTQ Latin@s as part of Loisaida Fest, this upcoming Memorial Day weekend! Loisaida Inc Celebrates the Contribution of LGBTQ Latin@s with a Cabaret where some of New York City’s most legendary queer Latin@ performance artists … Read More

LES Heroines: Frances Goldin

May 19, 2015By adminBlog

When you think about LES Heroines, Frances Goldin immediately comes to mind. Frances was born in 1924 into a working-class, Russian-Ukrainian Jewish family in Queens. While growing up, her family faced intense anti-Semitism, and they were often ostracized by the neighborhood’s merchant-class Jews because, as Goldin recalls, ‘my father went to work in overalls’. Her exposure to racism at an … Read More