Podcast: Horchata Squad 2.0: The politics of dating as femmes of color

Welcome to Horchata Squad 2.0, an official Emerald opinion section podcast with hosts Veronica Fernandez-Alvarado and Marian Fragoso. Featured in this episode are the eight commandments of Horchata Squad, some new momentos to brighten up the booth, a new round of shoutouts and a guest speaker, Vanessa. The trio’s conversation …

Welcome to Horchata Squad 2.0, an official Emerald opinion section podcast with hosts Veronica Fernandez-Alvarado and Marian Fragoso. Featured in this episode are the eight commandments of Horchata Squad, some new momentos to brighten up the booth, a new round of shoutouts and a guest speaker, Vanessa. The trio’s conversation centers on the politics of dating as femmes of color, including discussions on fetishization and euro-centric standards of beauty.

This podcast contains language that may not be suitable for all listeners.

Catch up on the previous season of Horchata Squad on SoundCloud.

Music in this episode is the “Theme from El Chavo del Ocho” and “Fertilizer” by Frank Ocean.

This episode was produced by Alec Cowan.


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