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Monica Palacios  // Posts published by Monica Palacios

From Deep Throat to Homemade Sex Tapes

From Deep Throat to Homemade Sex Tapes

Remember when making a call on a public phone was fun and adventurous? When playing 45′s on your sister’s portable record player was crazy cool? Remember when porn films were just as patriotic as apple pie? My first attempt to see the all American titillating classic “Deep Throat”, was my senior year in high school […]

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16 May Posted by in • Monica Palacios | Comments Off

Will You Be My Date?

Will You Be My Date?

It’s that time of the year again. Making dolls out of old pantyhose? No-it’s Prom. Woo-hoo! I had no intention in going to my Junior Prom 1976. Although all my gal friends were excited about this high school tradition, I thought it was dumb and too girly. But my serious party friends Lolita, Laurie and […]

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25 Feb Posted by in • Monica Palacios | Comments Off

‘CLOCK’ Premiers March 7 in Phoenix!

‘CLOCK’ Premiers March 7 in Phoenix!

Finally my play Clock, featuring seven strong Latina characters, will have its world premiere March 7-16, 2014 in Phoenix. Way back in 1996 I was selected as a playwriting fellow from the Latino Theater Initiative at the Mark Taper Forum of Los Angeles. It was a huge honor to be acknowledged by this prestigious LA […]

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02 Jan Posted by in • Monica Palacios | Comments Off

2013 Highlights – Including Twerking!

2013 Highlights – Including Twerking!

2013 is over and done with–good lord it was challenging but there were also some highlights. I shook the hand of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor–jealous? I attended an event where actress Eva Longoria interviewed Sotomayor about her new book My Beloved World. At the end of this amazing meeting of two powerful Latinas, Sonia […]

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Lesbian Shape Shifter

Lesbian Shape Shifter

I’m not going to lie to you—I just bought a pair of workout shorts that promoted “tummy control”. Cuz if I can wear shorts that have a “power mesh insert” that will help me discover the figure I never knew I had—I’m buying them. I’m buying seven. And besides, if you can shove your power […]

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Mistresses and Dynasty: Trashy TV Joy

Mistresses and Dynasty: Trashy TV Joy

I have a confession: I’m addicted to the new ABC show Mistresses. It makes my uvula tremble. But the plot lines are ridiculous. I sit there and say, “God this is so stupid–turn it up!” There has already been a lesbian sex shower scene–two women sudsing up a yak–that’s hot! Alyssa Milano leads this series […]

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09 Jun Posted by in • Monica Palacios | Comments Off

Gender Fluid on the Rocks

Gender Fluid on the Rocks

Recently I informed a friend that I was looking girly and she replied: “What does that mean? You have flowers in your jockstrap?” How dare her! I wear boxers. It’s true–I’m masculine and feminine. I poke and I like to get poked. When I was a young lass of five with my short pixie haircut, […]

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Every Day is a Sunny Day

Every Day is a Sunny Day

As I stand and announce, “I have to go,” photographer Sunny Bak, my neighbor and adorable friend, replies in a nice dominatrix voice, “Nobody leaves. We have to watch one more episode.” She’s right. We are shamelessly addicted to the gripping TV show Homeland. We think Claire Danes is a nutcase–and that’s why we’re obsessed […]

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28 Nov Posted by in • Monica Palacios | Comments Off

I Miss My Chance

I Miss My Chance

I miss my dog Chance—big time. She was my love. She came to me through my sister Marty whose dog had puppies. My partner at the time, and I, wanted a girl so we had no choice but to take the runt of the litter. My sister thought Chance was born dead, so she tenderly […]

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07 Nov Posted by in • Monica Palacios | Comments Off

Otra Vez!

Otra Vez!

My fellow Homies, we came out in droves and re-elected Obama. Let’s not stop here. We have the power to change our lives for the better, for our children, for our students, for our ex-girlfriends. We are many in numbers. Let’s continue to go forth, kick ass and demand justice and equality for all. We […]

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