About this Blog

Frida

This blog focuses on my experiences of dwelling, being, and thinking about the intersections between art, movement, labor, gender, race, ethics, politics, and education as I encounter these dimensions daily in New York City. I an the assistant editor at Column F, U.K.

My writing has appeared in Al Jazeera AmericaHyperallergicBitch Magazine, PolicyMic, Jezebel, and The Gloss.  

 

Online CV: 

Carolina A. Drake

drake.ana.carolina@gmail.com

  • Contributes to independent U.S. Latino media page: LatinoRebels.com. My writer’s profile here: http://www.latinorebels.com/author/carolinadrake/
  • Contributes to human rights/feminist magazine; Bitch Magazine
  • Contributes to Al Jazeera America’s News and Opinion Section.
  • Appeared on Al Jazeera America’s “The Stream.”
  • Edits the gender and sexuality column at Column F a liberal magazine based in U.K which showcases academic and new talent.
  • Deep expertise in digital media and community-generated news, as digital producer and Assistant editor for Column F.
  • Stonybrook University 2012 MA graduate, cum laude, in Philosophy and Latin American History .
  • Columnist on U.S. Latino and women issues.
  • Exceptional social media knowledge of Twitter ( @CarolinaADrake) and other outlets, particularly in LATAM.
  • Retained by Latin American Radar startup, to consolidate and expand its social media presence in 2014.
  • Won the 2014 NYU University Fellowship to participate in the Creative Writing in Spanish Program.
  • Fluent Bilingual/Bicultural reporter (English/Spanish). Native of Argentina.
  • Possesses 4+ years experience in teaching, educational development and advocacy for Latino students in US school systems.

Links to my published work: 

2015

Bitch Media: As Jenner’s Story Breaks the Internet, Trans Women of Color Discuss Their Own Narratives

Bitch Media: Years Before College, Middle Schoolers Campaign to End Campus Rape

ANIMAL NY: Tania Bruguera Still Detained in Cuba but her Art Project Lives in Queens

Hyperallergic: How Tania Brugera’s Free Speech Performance was Mishandled and Misreported in Cuba.

2014

Hyperallergic:  Artists Battle Transphobia in Argentina 

PolicyMic:  How Cuba’s Gay Rights Activists Are Starting A Revolution With Kissing 

Bitch Media, Feature: On Social Media, Cubans Speak Up for Activism and Social Justice

Remezcla, NYC, Colombian Film Fest NY: Andrew Tucker & Rey Sagbini on Their Vallenato Documentary, ‘El Viaje del Acordeón’

Latino Rebels: What Does #NuncaMás Mean to Different Generations of Argentines?  

Column F, (U.K)  Mutant Patriarchy? Pro Feminist Men; A View From Latin America

Al Jazeera EnglishHumanizing Argentina’s Inflation about Argentina’s economic crisis, my country making headlines this month after decades of inflation, and the losses and gains of my generation.

January 2014,

Latino Rebels: Representing Women’s Roles in the Michoacan @autodefensas featured on Al-Jazeera’s The Stream show asking if legalization of Vigilante groups will help fight drug related violence.

Latino Rebels: Mexican Workers in NYC Talk About Michoacán and #Autodefensas

Bitch Media: Mexico, Looking Out From Behind Bars in Ixcotel Women’s Prison

The Gloss:  A Privilege Checklist For Men, The Media, And “Male Feminists”

December 2013,

Bustle What’s It Like to be Transgender in Argentina?  recommended at feministing.com.

Latino Rebels  opinion article about considering not just the demand, but also the supply side when talking about US weed legalization policies, highlighted in feministing.com.

November 2013,

Schön, fashion magazine: Latin American soccer trends and the performance of masculinity, in Argentina.

Latino immigration related issues for Black Girl Dangerous.

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