Erika Gisela Abad In The News

Profile: Erika Gisela Abad

June 14, 2019
On Wednesday, June 5, the Art Department of the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) welcomed the "Latinos Who Lunch" (Latinos Who Lunch) to the Marjorie Barrick Art Museum. The hosts of the poscat are Babelito and Favyfax, both alumni of UNLV, who had as special guest Dr. Erika Abad, to start a conversation about the representation of Latinx in digital media.
December 7, 2018
As a gay Latina growing up in Chicago, the only time Dr. Erika Gisela Abad would see someone like herself on a television screen was if she happened to catch her reflection.
October 19, 2018
On Oct. 14, the CW network debuted its transgender “Supergirl” character Dreamer/Nia Nal and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas gender and sexuality studies professor Dr. Erika Gisela Abad has given her insights into the character and its portrayal by transgender actress Nicole Maines.
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October 12, 2018
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