I would argue that progressive politics does not have a religion-shaped hole so much as it insists upon the dignity of every human person, and so rejects religious claims to superiority. After all, the identity politics claims pertaining to race, gender and sexuality is that all races are equal, all genders are equal and all sexual orientations are equal.
Attempts to construct a simplified, monolithic experience of Latinidad under a banner of pan-ethnicity have proven grossly inadequate, as markers used to homogenize Latin@s--such as language, culture, region and a common history of colonialism and U.S imperialism--are not universal to all Latin@ populations.
Suey Park is the Bitcoin of activism. Her hashtag movements are a digital phenomenon. Her value is determined by how much others buy into her. The lack of institutional backing allows her to disrupt the status quo. And just like digital currencies, hashtag activism is vulnerable to shadowy intrigues and corrupting influences.