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Rubén Mendive


Rubén Mendive is a queer, formerly undocumented, Mexican immigrant raised on the
South Side of Chicago. He was a writer/producer for Brown & Out V, a queer Latinx play
festival, at Casa 0101 Theater, a TV Writing Mentee in Lena Waithe’s Hillman Grad
Mentorship Lab, and an Outfest Screenwriting Lab Fellow. He is also the host of La
Lista: A Latinx Writers Podcast, a platform dedicated to connecting & highlighting Latinx
voices in media. His writing deals with themes of immigration, queer identity & racial
politics in America. He is currently based in Los Angeles.

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