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Selena: A Singer Who Removed Barriers to Chicana Women

Summary: The murdered Tejano singer Selena broke down barriers for Chicana women in terms of American-Mexican relations, Mexican society's patriarchy, and freedom in sexuality.
Chicanas have gradually broken down barriers within their own culture and others as well. Many Chicanas have made impacts in our culture but none like Selena. Selena was considered a pioneer, since she brought upon the subject of sexuality and questions certain attributes of the Chicano/Latino culture. According to Emma Perez in the "Decolonial Imaginary" she begins describes Selena's "racial and sexualized categories by inverting them for her own benefit." Selena was a positive role model for the acceptance of Chicana/Latina sexuality and conveyed the sexual norms among Chicanas. Selena was an aspiring young female icon that changed many stereotypical ideals of the common Chicana woman and open a new door for women express themselves.

In the film Selena, we interpret Selena's public and private actions as two different elements in which they played an important factor to her life. Her public actions vastly relied to...

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