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Life Lessons We Learned From Our Latino Dads

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Relationships with dads can be complicated regardless of ethnic background, class, or gender. Sometimes it feels like this is especially so for daughters in Latino families in which machismo reigns and traditional gender norms continue to dictate how women should...
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Fabiana Ferrarini is the Latina Momprenuer Revolutionizing the Fitness World

About ten years ago, fitness trainer and mother-of-three Fabiana Ferrarini was married, had just had her second child after becoming a mom for the first time at 17 and surviving a previous abusive relationship. She was working to build a...
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9 Cartoons Featuring Latinx & Indigenous Characters

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Representation means so much to our kids as they process their identities, and there’s absolutely no denying that Latinx and indigenous representation is still severely lacking in the entertainment world. Case in point: 89-year-old Puerto Rican actress Rita Moreno, was...
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El Día de Los Niños Celebrations Throughout Latin America

Although not much is known about El Día de Los Niños in the United States, it’s an annual celebration throughout many countries in Latin America, that was actually believed to be initiated in Mexico when then President Álvaro Obregón and...
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10 Latina Celebrities Who’ve Admitted to Struggling With Infertility

At this point, we should all know that infertility does not discriminate. According to the most recent statistics, as many as one in every eight couples in the United States struggle with infertility, and that includes many of our favorite...
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Infertility Does Not Discriminate, but Women of Color Are Still at a Disadvantage

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
As National Infertility Awareness Week comes to a close, it’s glaringly obvious that as Latinas, this is something many of us have never thought about, let alone actually talked to anyone about. Infertility is a topic that feels like treading...