Caitlin Donohue

Anti-wall

I'm a freelance writer and photographer based out of Mexico City. Previously, I write in English and Spanish and shoot for publications like The Advocate, Marie Claire, Remezcla, Broadly and i-D Mexico about a wide variety of culture topics, with a special focus on sex, marijuana and personal identity as it pertains to art and activism.

Portfolio

Mexico City: The fallacy of 'cheap' - 48 hills
MEXICO CITY, MEX. - The massive secondhand clothes market that lies on the edge of Mercado de Pino Suárez in the Centro Histórico neighborhood of Mexico City was shut down by...
El Bordo: Conversations With Tijuana's Border Artists in the Trump Era
The brightest lights of Tijuana are attached to a wall that, contrary to chants at our president's campaign rallies, already exists. The lights are of the sort typically seen...
Bala Club on Industrial Reggaeton's Place in the London Club Scene
I'm not at Bala Club. The London collective is throwing a party tomorrow, but I only have a few days in Europe and a scheduling conflict, which sucks. But as co-founder Uli K...
Mexico City's First Weed Club to Use Courts to Spur Change
As Mexican politicians deliberate over the future of legal marijuana, the country's first public cannabis club is working towards a Plan B that would prioritize citizen...
ah mer ah su combate el miedo con la belleza de ser negra y trans | read | i-D
Incluso en la híper furia política de la era Trump, es posible que no captes de inmediato que la cantante de Oakland AH MER AH SU, alías Star Amerasu, está haciendo canciones de...
Immigration and LGBTs: Central Americans Limbo | Advocate.com
Immigration and LGBTs: Central Americans in Limbo Jessica Noemi Coro Lorenzana prepares the afternoon meal for her fellow resident immigrants at Casa Tochan. Last year President...
Activists Demand Justice as Violence Against Trans Community in Mexico Goes Unchecked
Traffic stops for trans women every day on Insurgentes, one of Mexico City's main thoroughfares. The avenue is one of the city's most popular destinations for sex workers - the...
DJ Cueheat Is Throwing Reggaeton Classics Through a Jersey Club Blender
Dominican-American producer DJ Cueheat knew that his Latin Club Takeover series was going to be different. The two mixtapes took pop reggaeton bangers like J Balvin's "Ginza,"...
La Abuela: Fernanda de la Figuera is Spain's grandmother of marijuana | SF Evergreen
Spain's grandmother of marijuana activism is fond of handing out dabs of cannabis concentrate to people interested in learning about her recipe. She instructs them to lick the...
I Let My Roommate Film My First Threesome for Porn
​This is how it happened, in real life: One Friday my hot queer performance artist friend Pepe ran into a cute straight metal drummer I'd been flirting with, Adrian, and invited...
Mexico City: Pornoterrorista Explores The Female Prostate
In the wake of last week's heinous attacks on Paris, I found myself thinking about the power of words. There were many to choose from. As we've come to expect after attacks in...
'I woke up in horror and disbelief' - 48 hills
MEXICO CITY - Mexico is arguably the foreign country that has suffered the most from Trump's callous racism throughout his campaign.
Life Without The "Like" Button - The Establishment
What would you post to Facebook if you didn't care about the number of likes it received? Recently, I attempted to answer this downright existential question when I made the...
así se baila vogue en méxico | read | i-D
Noches Transitadas se llevó a cabo en el Diamond Disco Club del Centro Histórico y fue hosteada por la celebridad drag, Pinina Flandes. El evento comenzó con la proyección de...
An Ode to Anti-Assimilationist Filmmaking | Advocate.com
An Ode to Anti-Assimilationist Filmmaking Those familiar with certain gay party scenes on either coast have probably already run across the work of filmmaker Leo Herrera,...

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