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Oscar G. Lopez
Oscar Lopez is a Brooklyn-based writer.

Originally from Mexico, Oscar moved with his family to Australia in 2000. Graduating from the University of Melbourne in 2011 with a BA (Honors) Oscar was awarded the Keith Macartney Scholarship for the Arts, the Louise Homfrey Award and the Hannah Barry Memorial Award.

As well as reporting for Latin Times, Oscar's writing has been featured in Los Hijos de la Malinche,
LuxuriousPROTOTYPE, New York Magazine
( and Musee Magazine.

Entries by Oscar G. Lopez

Michael Sam, Part 2: The Issue of Race in America

(1) Comments | Posted March 3, 2014 | 5:10 PM


Last week I wrote a post about Michael Sam, the NFL footballer who is making history by being part of a very select group of openly gay athletes. However, after some time to consider this event I have realized there is...

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Revolution in the Digital Age: From Caracas to Kiev, the Powers and Perils of Social Media

(0) Comments | Posted February 21, 2014 | 4:56 PM


The world is in turmoil. Shocking images and videos of conflict from Caracas to Kiev seem all too familiar, echoing the uprisings in Egypt and dozens of other visions of tumult. One of the key elements that unites these various revolutionary movements is...

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Michael Sam, Michael Morones and the Problem of Gender in America

(6) Comments | Posted February 18, 2014 | 4:39 PM


In the last week there have been two significant news stories that have unearthed some difficult truths about the persistence of the gender problem in American society. Both of them center on a boy called Michael.

Over the weekend, Michael Sam came...

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