Queer Latinx comedian Monica Palacios’ new show is spoken word rant at Trump Administration

Monica Palacios’ one-woman show “Browner Queerer Louder Prouder” is a spoken word rant about how the United States has become “completely insane” under the Trump Administration. Photo: Sunny Bak.

RAMPART VILLAGE — Monica Palacios’ one-woman show “Browner Queerer Louder Prouder” is a spoken word rant at the Trump Administration.

Palacios’ performs the show tonight through Sunday at the 36-seat Son of Semele Theater in Rampart Village. Tickets are available here.

Palacios’ comedy-drama is about her survival in the United States as the country moved from somewhat normal to completely insane.

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Palacios’ comedic roots trace to San Francisco in the 1980s, when Palacios and a handful of LGBTQ comics performed despite the homophobic atmosphere. Palacios stood out amongst her peers because her brand of Chicana lesbian humor focused on nationality and sexuality.

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Phillip Zonkel

Award-winning journalist Phillip Zonkel spent 17 years at Long Beach's Press-Telegram, where he was the first reporter in the paper's history to have a beat covering the city's vibrant LGBTQ. He also created and ran the popular and innovative LGBTQ news blog, Out in the 562.

He won two awards and received a nomination for his reporting on the local LGBT community, including a two-part investigation that exposed anti-gay bullying of local high school students and the school districts' failure to implement state mandated protections for LGBT students.