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Colombian Inclusive Model Steffi G is Dedicated to Empowering the Disabled Community

Virginia Isaad
Steffi Gonzalez (@therealsteffig) doesn’t need prayers because she’s disabled all she asks for her is respect and a willingness for people to learn that “disability” is NOT a bad word. In a viral reel, she’s seen coming out of her...
Culture

4 Common Mental Health Challenges BIPOC First-Gens Face

Virginia Isaad
Dr. Lisette Sanchez is a bilingual licensed psychologist and founder of Calathea Wellness, a virtual practice providing individual therapy in California. She has a passion for working with BIPOC folxs and first-generation professionals. July is BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color)...
Culture

‘Crying in the Bathroom’ by Erika L. Sánchez is the Liberating Memoir Latinas Need Right Now

Virginia Isaad
Wearing a lime green Mexican embroidered huipil against a turquoise painted wall adorned with Chicana art, Erika L. Sánchez, the Chicago-based Mexican American writer, wears her heritage on her sleeve as she speaks to HipLatina about her captivating new memoir...
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‘Gordita Chronicles’ Series is Telling Authentic Immigrant Stories

Virginia Isaad
WARNING: SOME SPOILERS AHEAD Gordita Chronicles says so much in the title alone and while body positivity is foundational to the series, it’s also a spotlight on Dominican culture and the immigrant stories we don’t often see on television. Show...
Culture

The Immigrant Experience and the Effects of Intergenerational Trauma

Virginia Isaad
Dr. Lisette Sanchez is a bilingual licensed psychologist and founder of Calathea Wellness, a virtual practice providing individual therapy in California. She has a passion for working with BIPOC folxs and first-generation professionals. The immigration experience is often a traumatic one. We...