Reviews

Bianca is a freelance writer for several print and online publications. In addition, she reviews various forms of media and products in the field of sexuality, health, feminisms, popular culture, and youth development. If you would like Bianca to review your product or text, please drop her an email.

The following list provides the most current links to Bianca’s reviews of media, texts and products. They are divided by the following categories: film, music, texts, and products. The products section contains reviews of adult novelty items and may not be safe for work (NSFW). The texts that are posted on a site that may be NSFW are indicated with an * after the title. The adult products are the final column listed.

Media, Parenting, Health & Lifestyle

Media Justice: Media Justice for Outlaws

Media Justice: Media Makers Salon: Carmen B. Mendoza: Miss Kings County 2011

Media Justice: Get Your Tail To A Conference

Media Justice: Media Justice Mash-Up

Media Justice: Update on Net Neutrality: Where Do You Stand?

Media Justice: We Talked About Sex

Media Justice: On Chris Brown & Our Responses to Violence

Media Justice: Our Parents Need Media Literacy Too

Media Justice: Charlie Sheen Inspired This Post

Media Justice: Media Makers Salon: Aiesha Turman (Part 1)

Media Justice: Intercultural Dating & Relationships in the Media

Media Justice: Transformative Representations of Love

Media Justice: Gaga Fans: Please Explain

Media Justice: My American Idol Rant (Part 1)

Media Justice: Abortion & Sons of Anarchy

Media Justice: Reflecting On “No Easy Decision”

Media Justice: No Easy Decision/16 & Loved: MTVs Airing of Teen Stories About Abortion

Media Justice: Devastating A Dream While Witnessing Another

Media Justice: Contraceptives, STIs & HIV: Songs That Give Me Life

Media Justice: Media Making: Snail Mail

Media Justice: Latina Feminist Thought & Popular Culture

Media Justice: Net Neutrality: 50th Media Justice Post

Media Justice: No Wedding, No Womb: Also No LatiNegr@s or Youth Perspectives

Media Justice: Something’s Missing What’s the Media Not Telling Us?

Media Justice: Open Letter to Tyler Perry

Media Justice: I Love MACHETE, I Hate The Discourse

Media Justice: Media Makers Salon: Nezua

Media Justice: Media Justice Mash-Up: Rape, Violence, Poverty & Making Media

Media Justice: Rememory & My Testimonio: Latina Week of Action for Reproductive Justice

I Chose Withdrawal & I Knew What I Was Doing: Latina Week of Action for Reproductive Justice

Media Justice: Representing Ourselves

Media Justice: Tattooing As Media

Media Justice: World Cup Racism

How We Treat Intersexed Babies Part 1

Media Justice: Media Makers Salon: Nuala Cabral

Media Justice: Media Makers Salon: Espie Hernandez

Human Trafficking & The Caribbean Part 1

Media Justice: The Power Of Our Jiggle: Jiggly Boo Dance Crew

Sex & The “Senior” Latino

Media Justice: Celebrating Hip-Hop & Sexuality Messaging

This Is My Machismo

Media Justice: Media Produces Knowledge

Community Responses To Violence: The Puerto Rican Day Parade Controversy 

(VIDEO) Dancehall & Infertility: No Less Than A Woman

Cervical Cancer, Relationships and Divorce

(VIDEO) F&*% You AIDS

Media Justice: Venus Williams Rocks My World

Goodbye To The Only Midwife on TV

Why I’m Not Celebrating the Pill

Media Justice: Teaching Abstinence

(VIDEO) Walking Home: A Film About Street Harassment Among Women of Color

Media Justice: Gay Vatos In Love?

My Wish List For Latin@ Pregnancy Prevention Month

Lessons From Pam Grier: How Can We Do Better?

Media Justice: Revisiting Sexting

How Accessible Are IUDs?

Media Justice: Major Lazer: Cyborgs, Dancehall, Racism and Colonization In Music

Is Representing Women of Color Really That Important?

Media Justice: What Is Spectacular Sex?

(VIDEO): Q: What Do Young Men Know About Birth Control? Scary Answer: Very Little

Media Justice: Cohabitation Rates: Thoughts On Sharing Space With A Partner

Deconstructing Marianismo

Media Justice Mash-Up: Window Seats & Ricky Martin

Media Justice: Get The Facts NY Youth Conference

Media Justice: What Do We Know About Open Relationships?

Media Justice: Sexual Risk Takers Get An Ethnic Identity, Or Do They?

Media Justice: Racial Draft

How Do You Discuss the Multiple Layers of Love?

Preparing For “The Talk” With Your Child Part I

Preparing For “The Talk” With Your Child Part II

Media Justice: It’s OK To Call Us Black

Media Justice: A Misuse Of The Bodies Of Women Of Color

Media Justice: A Call To Action For Black History Month

The Hyde Amendment Killed Rosie Jimenez… Because of Roe and Rosie, I Exist

Media Justice: La Femme Fetal

Media Justice: American Idol & Representations of Working-Class Whiteness

Media Justice: Why I’m An AdiPoser

Media Justice: LatiNegr@s To Look Out For In 2010

Media Justice: Media Justice Advocates Need Rest Too

Media Justice: Sammy Sosa’s Skin Color & The Pink Elephant In The Room

Media Justice: History of Media Messages on HIV & AIDS

Media Justice: How Will You Survive A Police Encounter?

Love Isn’t Enough: Creating Precious Conversations With Youth

Media Justice: Precious Outcomes

Media Justice: Media Justice Mash-Up

Media Justice: What Did The Doula Do?

Media Justice: Jennifer’s Body AKA A Complete Waste Of Time

Media Justice: Do Ya’ll See What I See?

Media Justice: Color-Free Marketing

Love Isn’t Enough: The Sexual Health of Your College Student

Media Justice: Communal Survival: Holding Each Other Accountable And Healing

Media Justice: ABDCs Vogue Evolution

Media Justice: Hatin’ The Game, Not The Playas

Media Justice Column Debut 

Top Must Haves For Your Beach Bag

 

Film

Machete

Despicable Me

Alice In Wonderland Blu-ray/DVD

Prince of Persia

Orgasm, Inc.

Repo Men

Our Family Wedding

Cop Out

Sherlock Holmes

The Lovely Bones

Los Abrazos Rotos (Broken Embraces)

The Fourth Kind

The Ministers

Machetero

Dos Americas: The Reconstruction of New

Orleans

Juan Melendez-6446

Rudo y Cursi

State of Play

Sin Nombre

Sugar

Nothing Like The Holidays

City of Men

Under The Same Moon

Definitely, Maybe

Lions For Lambs

 

Music

Xenophanes

Palo! This Is Afro-Cuban Funk

Brownout: Aguilas y Cobres 

Claudia Acuña: En Este Momento

Mark Weinstein & Omar Sosa: Tales From The Earth

Maxwell: BLACKsummers’night

Los Amigos Invisibles: Commercial

Let’s Get It On: The Top Sexiest Songs

Rudo y Cursi Soundtrack

Novalima’s Coba Coba

Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, Old Money

Top Anti-Love Songs

2008 Best Albums To Remember

Menudo Interview

Omar Rodriguez-Lopez

Elijuri: En Paz

Ely guerra: Plug & Play

The Mars Volta: Bedlam In Goliath

The Anti-Soap On A Rope Gift Guide

Latin Reggae

 

Texts*

Queer Sex Life

Manhood: The Rise And Fall Of The Penis

Flow: A Cultural History of Menstruation

Sexual Fluidity: Understanding Women’s Love and Desire

The Slow Fix: Stories

Sweat Tea: Black Gay Men of the South

Vodou Love Magic: A Practical Guide to Love, Sex and Relationships

Fist of the Spider Woman: Tales of Fear and Queer Desire

Your Orgasmic Pregnancy: Little Sex Secrets Every Hot Mama Should Know

Open For Business: Tales of Office Sex

Dictionary of Homophobia: A Global History of Gay and Lesbian Experience

Dr. Hubbard’s Sex Facts for Men & Women

Best Bisexual Women’s Erotica

Where’s Dildo? And 99 Other Mind-Stimulating Puzzles

  1. Love Listography: Your Love Life In Lists
  2. Iridescence: Sensuous Shades of Lesbian Erotica
  3. Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science & Sex
  4. Dirty Words
  5. America’s War On Sex: The Attack on Law, Lust & Liberty
  6. Opening Up: A Guide to Creating & Sustaining Open Relationships

 

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