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Elissa Bassist Boy meets girl; battles of the sexes; happily-ever-afters—we're overloaded with representations of relationships that rely on defunct ideas about gender. Too rarely do we see alternate models of personhood, love, and sexuality. In an industry glutted with one-size-fits-all images and narratives, queer, Latinx actor Roberta Colindrez takes on characters who embody identities and relationships that are off the mainstream map.
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