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Virginia Isaad

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Digame: Boricua Therapist Natalie Gutierrez Talks BIPOC Trauma & Healing

Virginia Isaad
Latine Natalie Yvette Gutiérrez, LMFT is a Certified Internal Family Systems Therapist in New York of Puerto Rican heritage. Much of her work is dedicated to providing trauma counseling to Black, Indigenous, and people of color healing from intergenerational trauma...
News and Entertainment

Mexican American Country Singer Leah Turner is Shaking up the Music Industry

Virginia Isaad
If there’s a genre in the music industry that’s considered to be one of if not the least diverse it’s country music but singer Leah Turner is hoping to change that. Her mother is a first-generation Mexican American and her...
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The Economic Impact on Women if Roe v. Wade is Overturned

Virginia Isaad
Kara Pérez is the founder of Bravely Go, a financial platform focused on feminist economics and inclusive personal finance. When Politico leaked the Supreme Court document stating plans to overturn abortion rights,  my stomach dropped. It showed that Roe v Wade, the landmark...
Culture

The Impact of Racial Microaggressions on the Mental Health of Black Women

Virginia Isaad
First-gen Afro-Latina Dr. Angel Jones is an educator, activist, and critical race scholar whose research explores the impact of racism on the mental health of Black students with a focus on racial microaggressions, Racial Battle Fatigue, and gendered-racism.   ​Despite claims...
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How the “Miguel” Episode of ‘This Is Us’ Made Me Feel Seen

Virginia Isaad
WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD On paper I don’t have much in common with the character of Miguel Rivas (Jon Huertas) on the drama This Is Us besides being Latinx and immigrating to the U.S. (even though Puerto Rico is a U.S....
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Bad Bunny is Marvel’s First Latino Live-Action Film Lead as El Muerto

Virginia Isaad
Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio aka Bad Bunny participated in WWE’s Royal Rumble and Wrestlemania in 2021 and tapped into his acting skills for Netflix’s Narcos:Mexico and his upcoming debut film, Bullet Train. Now he’s combining both interests with his upcoming...
Lifestyle

Digame: Kara Perez is Helping Improve Financial Literacy Among Latinxs

Virginia Isaad
Financial feminist Kara Perez is the founder of Bravely Go, an award-winning international financial education company specifically aimed at women of color. Perez, who is half Dominican, was inspired to help her community after her own financial struggles and lack...