There She Goz

Bars are in my blood. Not because I’m an alcoholic, though I suppose that is debatable. I consulted the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders on this and my conclusion is... probably not? more

Jun 13, 2017 3:53 PM There She Goz 1 Comments


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Recently, the San Diego Union-Tribune published an opinion piece that originally ran in The Washington Post titled “How to make feminism great again.” more

Dec 27, 2016 12:45 PM There She Goz 1 Comments


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The nightmare has come true. America seems to be in full regression mode, electing a big-mouthed bigot, racist, misogynist and all-around terrible human being as President of the United States. more

Nov 28, 2016 12:00 AM There She Goz

Being a woman in this country comes with all sorts of misogynistic labels. Nearly every single woman in the world can tell stories of being demeaned and degraded with words and actions. more

Oct 31, 2016 12:00 AM There She Goz 1 Comments

Keep calm and remember everyone will die. That's what the world's most nihilistic coffee mug read—a quirky souvenir at the Paris Catacombs gift shop. Everyone will die. Remember. Everyone. Will. Die. more

Oct 3, 2016 12:00 AM There She Goz

We stood in line outside the Frida Kahlo Museum in Mexico City, eating fresh mango with Tajin and chamoy, cackling at the world’s stupidest jokes like a coven of drunk witches and taking photos against the bright, cobalt blue walls of the o... more

Sep 7, 2016 12:00 AM There She Goz

There's a reason that when shilling for Weight Watchers on television Oprah feels the need declare, in big, bold Oprah fashion, "I love bread! You can eat bread!" As if admitting that you enj more

Aug 8, 2016 12:00 AM There She Goz

"We don't shop at Target," said my sister while lounging on a lawn chair. It was 117 degrees out in her Los Angeles backyard. Perhaps that was a premonition for the heated discussion to come. more

Jul 11, 2016 12:00 AM There She Goz

It's been widely reported as the deadliest mass shooting in United States history. But let's be real here and add "for now" to the end of that. more

Jun 20, 2016 12:00 AM There She Goz

"She's really pretty for a black girl. She doesn't have those grotesque features black people have." "Why is that woman nominated for an Oscar? She's not pretty. And she's fat." "I don't wan more

Jun 13, 2016 12:00 AM There She Goz


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Despite the awful heat-induced headaches and eczema-related rash flare-ups that sweating inflicts on my body, summer is my most favorite time of year. more

May 16, 2016 12:00 AM There She Goz

Full disclosure: I'm not much of a pot smoker. I don't even know if using the term "pot smoker" is so abominably lame that I just outed myself as the most embarrassing nana that ever lived. more

Apr 18, 2016 12:00 AM There She Goz

There are moments, especially since hitting my 30s, where I become self-aware of how hard I'm adulting. It's mildly unnerving. Anytime I use the word "strategy" or briskly walk down a hallway while wearing a lanyard I feel like a character ... more

Apr 4, 2016 12:00 AM There She Goz

When you're a member of a minority culture (though I think Mexicans are getting closer to being the majority in San Diego), you often find yourself explaining even the small nuances of life to friends and acquaintances outside it. more

Mar 7, 2016 12:00 AM There She Goz

"Were you embarrassed about your vagina showing?" a friend asked in our long-running Facebook group chat. It's a fair question. Vaginas are our "private parts" after all, and I was letting more

Feb 8, 2016 12:00 AM There She Goz

Oh, white dudes. Y'all got real mad at me last month when I called out your privilege. More than the usual amount, which is substantial in itself. I don't respond to anything I've written bec more

Jan 11, 2016 12:00 AM There She Goz

In a classic episode titled "The Strike" on the seminal sitcom Seinfeld , which aired from July 1989 to May of 1998 (Thanks, Internet!) on NBC, a holiday known as "Festivus" became part of popular culture. more

Dec 14, 2015 12:00 AM There She Goz

It's strange and off-putting to talk about your dead aunt with a person wearing Minnie Mouse ears. I learned this on Halloween night. more

Nov 17, 2015 12:00 AM There She Goz

The Staples Center was lit up by thousands of little yellow torches. About 20,000 individual screams created one cacophonous wave that filled the darkened arena like a raging monsoon. The throngs were more

Oct 19, 2015 12:00 AM There She Goz

Jello has an interesting way of lodging itself all the way up and into your butt crack. Getting it all the way out is not only difficult, it also allows you to reacquaint yourself with your own body. more

Sep 23, 2015 12:00 AM There She Goz


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The second my face felt the thick, clammy Havana air, my stress melted away. My contour makeup also melted away so my face looked like I’d just witnessed the opening of the Ark of the Covenant, minus the whole Nazi thing. more

Aug 7, 2017 1:29 PM , There She Goz

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