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Bruja Discusses Stigma Surrounding Brujeria as Spiritual Practice

Virginia Isaad
Brujeria has been long associated with oppression and fear. Brujeria is a Spanish term for witchcraft and carries a heavy personification of equal parts liberation and a tormented ill-dignified reputation. Historically speaking, brujeria is a colonized term used to separate...
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Green Bruja Discusses the Importance of Spiritual Hygiene and Sexual Energy Wellness

Virginia Isaad
When it comes to sex the focus is always the physical but not enough attention is on the energy transference that also happens. Sex feels different with different people for a reason and how you feel afterward is also an...
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‘Brown Girls Who Bruja’ Creator Tonya Gonzalez Talks Sisterhood and Spirituality

Virginia Isaad
Brujería in Latinx culture is more than just a spiritual ritual. It’s reclaiming ancestral traditions and empowering women in the face of cultural erasure. For Tonya Gonzalez, creator of the “Brown Girls Who Bruja” Instagram account, it’s also about sisterhood...
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How My Catholic Latina Mom Learned To Embrace My Bruja Spirituality

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Growing up Catholic, not only did I make my Communion and Confirmation, but my Puerto Rican mother was also my religious instruction teacher. We went to mass on Sundays and we said our prayers at night. My mom told me...
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Netflix’s Afro-Colombian Witch Drama ‘Siempre Bruja’ Debuts in February 2019

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The highly-anticipated Netflix show Siempre Bruja officially has a debut date. Since the streaming service revealed it was bringing bruja vibes starring an Afro-Latina lead to subscribers in October, eager viewers have been keeping a close eye out for the...