A generation of MC's (Malcolm Lee, Cola, Ookie) pay tribute to the immigrant elders that make the Bay Area the diverse community that it is. Touring the viewers through San Jose streets, they "arrive" at the places where immigrant elders work and bring a piece of their homelands cultural flavor.
As part of an on going multimedia series called "Arriving and Becoming: The Silicon Valley Story as Told by Immigrant Elders", Octavio Martinez tells the story of hearing his mother talk about coming to America to work hard in hopes to return to her homeland saying, "I can't die here."
Miss Hispanidad Gay is a yearly pageant where cross-dressers from all around California come to participate in a 4 week long competition. This photo essay covers the 3rd week of the pageant, the contestants display "Fantasy."