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33 Lesbian, Bisexual and Queer Travelers You Should Follow on Instagram

There’s so much to see and explore in the world and so little time; I wish I traveled more, particularly to Latin America countries and specifically Mexico, where my family originates. I daydream about traveling and eating all the delicious things a place has to offer and then learning all about a place’s history. When I can’t travel, I turn to Instagram to soak up all the glorious travels of other queer women!

Patricia Velásquez, Gay Latina Supermodel, Wants You To Live Your Truths: The Interview

Patricia Velásquez has had a glamourous and successful career in the fashion world, from walking the runway for Chanel, Gucci, Versace, Dolce & Gabbana to modeling for fashion editorials in magazines like Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and Marie Claire. In her new memoir, Straight Walk, Patricia Velásquez writes about her exciting career as a supermodel in the 90s, how she got there from living in poverty and her struggle to live openly as a gay woman.

Latin Lovers and Spicy Bombshells: What “The L Word” Got Wrong About Latinas

For years, the media has regurgitated the same stereotypical portrayals of Latinas. They rarely play anything that isn’t a maid/nanny/domestic help, an immigrant, a criminal or a sultry lover. So when The L Word debuted not one lesbian Latina character but two lesbian Latina characters throughout its run on Showtime, Latinas everywhere should’ve rejoiced for these unprecedented roles, right? Nope. Nope. Nope.