How I’m Using My Experience As A Trans Latinx Woman To Empower Others
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Dear Eva Longoria, Let’s Talk About “The Real Heroines” Of The Election
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Eva Longoria Clarifies Her Remarks About Black Women Voters
After days of uncertainty following the election, former Vice President Joe Biden was officially elected as the 46th President of the United States. The wi
Angel Merino’s Iconic Beauty Closet Is An Organizational Dream
If you’re not already subscribed to Angel Merino (aka Mac_Daddyy) on YouTube, here’s the need-to-know backstory: after getting a job at a local
Don’t Rejoice In America’s Reckoning — It Will Come A...
For anyone hoping for a clear and unyielding repudiation of President Donald Trump and his administration — or, at the very least, political punishment f
To Celebrate El Día De Muertos, I Had To Process My Grief First
I grew up in Mexico, in the northern state of Tamaulipas, until I was 12 years old. Although I was born in Houston, Texas, it was important to my parents t
For The Future
24-Year-Old Puerto Rican Drag Queen Natasha Alor On Why This Elec...
Natasha Alor, 24, doesn’t see herself as an activist. Or rather, she never set out to be one. Last August, she joined what came to be thousands of Puerto
I’m A Queer Latina Who Grew Up Catholic — & The Pope’s Statement ...
My father always told me that the main reason he wanted my siblings and I to grow up in the Catholic faith was because he wanted us to have a solid value s
Cost Of Unequal Pay For Latinas
Dannie Fountain, who has been an account representative at Google in Chicago for three years, claims she received her first promotion recently with a 24% p
I Felt Pressure To Conform To Certain Latinx Body Ideals — Here’s...
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Yalitza Aparicio Martínez Cut Off Her Hair For A Meaningful Cause
Whether it’s a fresh set of bangs to mark a new period in your life or urging Americans to vote in the upcoming election with a strong visual stateme
Is 2020 The Year Of The Latina Candidate?
Long before Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez graced the cover of Vanity Fair, trailblazing Latina politicians have spent decades making indelible marks in our
These Afro-Latinx Women Are Unapologetically Embracing Their Natu...
There’s something so intrinsically beautiful and versatile about textured hair: It can be braided into classic cornrows, twisted up into Bantu knots (or
Abortion Access For All
In Puerto Rico, A History Of Colonization Led To An Atrocious Lac...
When birth control pills hit the U.S. market in 1960, it heralded a new age of sexual autonomy for women. “Freedom in a tablet,” as it’s been called,
Abortion Access For All
An Anti-Abortion Law Killed Rosie Jimenez 43 Years Ago. It’s Stil...
When I was younger, I always welcomed October — the change of seasons, the cooler weather, the whole autumn experience. Now, October reminds me of the st
27 Latinx-Owned Beauty Brands To Support Now & Always
Brazilian Women Set The Record Straight On Their Beauty Culture
“I remember being six years old and having to take my passport picture,” fashion and beauty entrepreneur Camila Coelho tells me over the phone. I can h
My Family Fled Communism In Cuba, But I’m A Proud Democrati...
Unlike other Latinx voters, most Cubans identify as Republican; 58% say they affiliate with or lean toward the Republican Party compared to 32% of non-Cuba
How This Dancer’s Heritage Inspires Her Creative Process — & Her ...
Introducing HERitage, a film series in partnership with Estée Lauder’s NEW Advanced Night Repair serum that explores how women across generations de
In The Future, Everyone Will Be Fluent In Spanglish
One of Latinx Twitter’s favorite memes goes like this: “Chicanx poets be like: his cum / la lechera / filling / my warm / concha fresca / recién horne
The Next Generation Of Latinx Stars Is Changing The Rules Of Ente...
Seeing an authentic reflection of oneself in the media — movies, advertisements, music — is something many may take for granted. But for the Latinx com
Renata Flores & Her Music Are An Act of Indigenous Resistance
“Indigenous peoples have been forgotten, under-appreciated, exploited — and our languages have a lot to do with it,” Peruvian Quechua singer
“Maldita Bruja” No More — These Afro-Dominican Twins Are Rebrandi...
Surrounded by piles of overripe fruit in their Brooklyn backyard, Afro-Dominican twins Dr. Miguelina Rodriguez and Dr. Griselda Rodriguez-Solomon clasp the
Books & Art
J. Lo’s Daughter Emme Muñiz Is So Much More Than That Super...
You may not remember who won the Super Bowl — or even who played in The Big Game. But, you probably haven’t forgotten Emme Muñiz’s performance with
No, I’m Not A Proud Latina
Dash Harris Machado is the co-founder of AfroLatino Travel, an organization that facilitates trips focused on centering Latin America’s African roots, an
Books & Art
Instagram’s Favorite Book Is About To Be Everyone’s F...
“It has been very difficult to publish in certain categories when the publishing industry basically doesn’t want you there … In [Latinx-written]
Amara La Negra Shouldn’t Have To Educate You. But Class Is In Ses...
The Love & Hip Hop: Miami star would like her "dinero" — and a little bit of understanding.
The Emmys Failed To Nominate Latinx Actresses. So They Used Ameri...
The 2020 Emmys tried; they really did. The award show tried to actually help the less-fortunate rather than simply patting itself on the back for featuring
This T-Shirt Line Celebrates The Diversity Of Latinx Heritage In ...
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