Daisy Hernandez

Daisy Hernández Daisy is the coeditor of Colonize This! Young Women of Today's Feminism. She's the former editor of ColorLines magazine and a former columnist with Ms. magazine. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, Newsday, the National Catholic Reporter, bitch magazine, Curve, In These Times, as well as, several anthologies. For more of her work, go to daisyhernandez.com.

We're All Racial Justice Media Makers Now

by Daisy Hernandez on Aug 13, 2010 12:53PM

As I end six years at ColorLines, I'm reminded how important a role we each play in framing the fight for racial justice.

Topics: Media

How Time's Aisha Cover Obscures the Horror of War

by Daisy Hernandez on Aug 8, 2010 10:34AM

Featuring a woman's mutilation outside of the context in which the horror has happened both obscures the reality of the situation and conceals those who are responsible.

Topics: Media, Arts & Culture

U.S. Makes First Appearance at Hiroshima Bombing Memorial

by Daisy Hernandez on Aug 6, 2010 5:24PM

Obama sends the U.S. ambassador to mark the bombing's 65th anniversary.

Topics: Global Affairs

Prop 8 Judge: Ruling Changes "Understanding of Gender"

by Daisy Hernandez on Aug 4, 2010 8:05PM

His scathing opinion declares "proposition 8 fails to possess even a rational basis."

Topics: Prop 8, Gender & Sexuality

Here's Where BP is Dumping Its Oil Spill Waste

by Daisy Hernandez on Aug 4, 2010 12:27pm

More than half of the landfills EPA has approved are in communities where a majority of residents are people of color.

The Right's Madness Over Mosques

by Daisy Hernandez on Jul 29, 2010 5:25PM

It's not just Ground Zero anymore. They're flipping out about Muslims gathering anywhere.

Topics: Mosque Mania

Would You Ask This Man For His Papers?

by Daisy Hernandez on Jul 28, 2010 5:02PM

A new video from the ACLU reveals the racist underpinnings of Arizona's SB1070.

Topics: Immigration

Obama Slipping Among Latinos

by Daisy Hernandez on Jul 28, 2010 3:48PM

A new poll shows that worry about jobs and immigration reform are hurting the president's approval ratings.

Topics: Politics, Immigration

The Kids Are All Right, But Not the Queer Movement

by Daisy Hernandez on Jul 25, 2010 11:30AM

Intentionally or not, Lisa Cholodenko has rendered on the big screen the narrow racial realities of our new gay world order.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality

Feeling Cheap After Buying Obama's Abortion B.S.

by Daisy Hernandez on Jul 23, 2010 5:11PM

The White House went out of its way to restrict access to reproductive health for the women who need it most.

Topics: Obama Abortion Ban, Gender & Sexuality