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mitú Just Released Its New Pride Collection And I’m Ready To Wear It All

Although we celebrate our queerness every single day, there’s something extraordinary about surrounding ourselves with others who just get us; our brothers, sisters, all our trans, non-binary, and LGBTQ+ siblings who know first-hand what it’s like to feel scared, to feel alone, to feel loved, and to feel free. It’s the sun kissing your face as you walk down the street smiling and holding hands with your friends, your family. To look around and see everyone orgullosamente expressing their most fabulous selves.

Pride is also about celebrating and remembering those who came before us, all those who made it possible for us to be rejoicing so openly to begin with like Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera, Audre Lorde, Harvey Milk and so many others. Without them and their activism, we would not be here today and while we may still have a ways to go, it’s also important to acknowledge how far we have come. 

The current pandemic may have put our plans on hold, but we’re still celebrating our Pride from home. To celebrate Orgullo, mitú has revamped and expanded its pride collection with everyone in mind. Here are some of the pieces you can now purchase from mitushop.com:

For the one who’s cute and wants everyone to know it.

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Rumor has it that LMFAO’s song “I’m Sexy and I Know It” was made for them. They walk into a room and everyone turns, y les encanta! I wish I had your confidence. Stay extra, papi 😉

For the fabulous ones. 

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You know what you got and you’re not afraid to let everyone else know. Anyone walking down the street will be able to see just how Fabulosa you are!

For the bi-lingual baddie.

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We stan a multidimensional queen! Bisexual AND bilingual? Get it!

For the ones who want you to know who they are.

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Outward expression doesn’t always indicate pronoun preference! It’s always important to make sure that we address everyone by their preferred pronouns, and these cool & comfy tees make it super easy to let the world know what those are.

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Or the ones who want to teach others more than their pronouns. How about a little ASL while we introduce ourselves and make new friends? Win-win-win? I think yes.

For the proud papis.

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There’s something about seeing parents walking down the street with a pride flag that just makes my heart burst and my eyes well up with tears. Does anyone else get the urge to run up to them and hug them? No? Just me? Okay.

For the ones who don’t want to make it a big deal.

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We’re here and we’re queer. ¿Y qué? Unless you’re about to tell me how supportive you are, I really don’t think I’d like to hear what you have to say. Thank you, next.

For the ones who are celebrating at home.

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AKA all of us! We may be stuck inside our homes, but at least we’re not inside the closet anymore. 😉  Let’s keep celebrating our pride in the best way we know- together, even if we’re physically separated. 

Click here to shop mitú’s entire Pride collection.

Happy Pride!

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The Los Angeles Dodgers Are Playing In The World Series And People Are Excited

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The Los Angeles Dodgers Are Playing In The World Series And People Are Excited

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The World Series is still happening despite Covid because baseball just can’t be held down. The Dodgers are playing their first World Series game today and fans are so excited to finally get some more baseball in their lives.

The World Series is here and Los Dodgers are playing their first game.

Baseball is America’s pastime and few teams have a fanbase as energized as The Dodgers. Ask any Dodgers fans about how difficult it is to get to the stadium and their commitment to the team is clear. It is not anywhere accessible by public transportation so you really have to want it.

People are super energized to celebrate and support their team.

The Dodgers made it to the championship game against the Houston Astros in 2017. The Dodgers lost to the Astros that year but three years later the Astros had the title stripped because of a cheating scandal. Now, The Dodgers have a chance to make win a title and Dodgers fans are excited to see it happen.

Even the furry fans are getting excited about the games.

It’s a fact that if a team has furry fans then they have the best fanbase. Who doesn’t want to end up at a stadium or party with these cute fluffers walking around in their Dodgers’ gear? These four-legged fans are better than child fans because they are going to get everyone’s spirits up.

The team has a lot of big names behind them cheering them on.

Los Angeles is home to some of the top celebrities and athletes. It must be nice to know that some of the most influential people are out there pushing for you to make it all the way. Bonus points if they are other athletes who know just how exciting and hard it is to compete at the elite level.

Let’s go, Dodgers!

The Dodgers play the Tampa Bay Rays tonight at 5:11 PST. Be sure to tune in and cheer for your favorite baseball team as they try for the championship again.

READ: From Serving Tacos To Being Signed With The LA Dodgers, Here’s What We Know Of The LA Dodger’s Pitcher

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Netflix Finally Gave Us The Release Date For “Selena: The Series” And Fans Can’t Wait

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Netflix Finally Gave Us The Release Date For “Selena: The Series” And Fans Can’t Wait

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One of the most popular and cathartic things to do in the time of Covid is to binge watch shows on streaming platforms. Why drag something out when you can watch an entire season in a day? Well, Selena fans now have one more thing to binge after Netflix announced the release date for “Selena: The Series.”

The world will forever change after Dec. 4.

Netflix is finally releasing the highly anticipated show “Selena: The Series” and we are so stoked to finally see it. The show has been on the radar of Selena fans everywhere since it was announced in 2018. We have all patiently waited for two years to finally see this show.

This is not a drill. This is not a prank. This is a gift from the entertainment deities who want to make sure that we all have something to make these hard times better. All you need is access to a Netflix account, doesn’t matter whose, and the enduring love for Selena that most of us have.

People are marking their calendars for a big day in entertainment.

That’s right. Netflix is releasing “Selena: The Series” and Disney+ is releasing “Mulan” for Disney+ subscribers at no extra charge after trying to rent it for $30 through the app. Dec. 4 is gearing up to be one of the most exciting days for people who just don’t want to leave the house during the current Covid pandemic. What a time to be a live, huh?

Netflix knows exactly what they are doing by releasing this show.

This show is approved by the Quintanilla family so there is that. This show was announced at the same time that Telemundo announced that the Spanish-language network was releasing their own series “El Secreto De Selena.”

The Telemundo show was based on the book written by journalist María Celeste Arrarás. The family has vehemently denied the accusations made in the book multiple times and Telemundo’s decision to make the series, which aired in 2018, angered viewers.

We have been promised a story about Selena that we have not seen in the past.

The Netflix series will not be rehashing what we have already seen. We know the story of Selena’s musical rise and tragic death thanks to “Selena” with J.Lo.

“Selena: The Series” is going to be showing us the life of a young Selena before the fame and musical career. It is truly amazing that after all of these years, there are still new stories to be told about Selena and her important place in American Latino history.

“Before she became the Queen of Tejano Music, Selena Quintanilla was a young girl from Texas with big dreams and an even bigger voice,” reads the description of the show. “The two-part coming-of-age drama ‘Selena: The Series’ explores the once-in-a-generation performer’s journey as a young artist, from singing small gigs in Corpus Christi with her family to becoming one of the most successful Latin artists of all time — and the years of grit and sacrifice the Quintanilla family navigated together before Selena’s meteoric rise to fame.”

So, mark your calendars and gather your loved ones.

This day should be a holiday as we all know that Selena is one of the greatest unifiers in the Latino community. We still sing her songs to this day and her legacy is being passed down to younger Latinos. Selena gave us representations before we knew we wanted and needed it.

It’s like we can already hear those old-school Selena y Los Dinos songs playing in our heads. Dec. 4 can’t get here fast enough and that’s a fact.

READ: Chris Perez Says He’s In the Dark When It Comes To Netflix’s ‘Selena: The Series’

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