Lara is an award-winning writer and editor. Their journalism career started at the Philadelphia CityPaper and the Philadelphia Daily News. Lara also freelanced for national publications like Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, and Teen Vogue before joining Wear Your Voice magazine as an editor and reshaping the publication to focus on pop culture and politics through a radical lens centering the voices of LGBTQIA+ Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC). As the Editorial Director of Prism, their goal is to provide platforms for marginalized voices and to reshape the landscape of media altogether.
The images that have emerged from Gaza over the last several weeks are not ones we can easily forget: a once vibrant city reduced to rubble by Israeli occupation forces. A Ministry of Health press conference held in the aftermath of a massacre, where the bodies of murdered Palestinians are piled up around the podium. Young children, […]