Wendy Carrillo

Observations on culture, politics, travel, lifestyle, dating and anything Latino. @wendycarrillo

Will the Real Ask A Chola! Please Stand Up?!

Nov. 6, 2010 Writers Note:  Before you read the below, there is an UPDATED version of this with Ask A Chola responding to some of the allegations.  You can read … Continue reading

November 4, 2010 · 30 Comments

A Salvadoran Immigrant Story

Via my post on: The Huffington Post Countless demonstrations have taken place in a national effort to bring attention to the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act, also … Continue reading

May 21, 2010 · 1 Comment

Mexican-Salvadoran-American Girl in Downtown Los Angeles

My sister Beatriz is one of the most gorgeous women I know.  She’s breathtakingly beautiful with glowing sun kissed skin and a joyous full of life way about her. When … Continue reading

May 8, 2010 · 3 Comments

“Woman of the Year”

When I was a little girl growing up in East Los Angeles, I had many dreams. I would stay up late at night dreaming up my dream life, wondering how … Continue reading

April 16, 2010 · 5 Comments

Writing Recommendation Letters

It doesn’t seem like too long ago, I was the one asking for recommendation letters. In fact, just two years ago, I was finishing my last-minute application to USC and … Continue reading

March 24, 2010 · 1 Comment

‘Manifest Equality': A Call to Action

“Thugs Eat Ice Cream Too” by Patrick Martinez, Photo by: Wendy Carrillo My article from The Huffington Post. As the fight for LGBT equality rails on in Washington with Don’t … Continue reading

March 5, 2010 · Leave a comment
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