I wish to name a number of the too-long nameless Filipinas whose names we have to talk today, this thirty days, and always

I wish to name a number of the too-long nameless Filipinas whose names we have to talk today, this thirty days, and always

4) Shelby Rabara:

Shelby Ann Narito Rabara is just an actress that is filipina-american dancer. She came to be in Ca and raised by her mom, along side her siblings. She’s got starred in movies and television show, as both an actress and dancer. A former laker woman, Shelby is well known for supplying the sound of Peridot on Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe. Steven Universe is just one of the many shows that are radical tv, in virtually any genre. It includes a cast that is primarily nonwhite explores dilemmas of sex, identification, love, permission, and loss through figures that vary in form, size, sex, age, sex, competition, and presentation; and constantly challenges heteronormative scripts, together with being available, entertaining, and excellently plotted. Shelby’s character’s arc and potential root queerness (that I aspire to see manifest further), is tremendously radical. (more…)

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