Irina Gonzalez

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Irina Gonzalez

Irina Gonzalez is a Latinx freelance writer and editor, focusing primarily on food, healthy living, relationships, travel, and cultural identity. Her work has been featured in VICE, Glamour, Women’s Health, Latina and more. When she’s not working on her book about growing up Russian and Cuban, she’s probably cuddling with the three loves of her life: Her partner Adam and their attention-loving pets. Capt. Jack Sparrow the cat and Moose the dog.

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Thank You, Ellen DeGeneres, For Standing up With DREAMers!

Thank You, Ellen DeGeneres, For Standing up With DREAMers!

With everything that has been going on with the Trump administration ever since the president took office, it’s sometimes hard…

12 Wedding Traditions Feminists Struggle With HipLatina

12 Wedding Traditions Feminists Struggle With

Getting married should be a joyous time in your life, but it often leads to a lot of stress for…

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Thousands March for Unity for Puerto Rico HipLatina

Thousands Joined Lin-Manuel Miranda at the Unity March for Puerto Rico

This past Sunday, despite the lack of media attention and very little promotion, Lin-Manuel Miranda once again stepped up for…

Selena Gomez Looks Brand New at Return to AMAs HipLatina

Selena Gomez Rocks a New Look in First Performance Since Kidney Transplant

Good news, SelGo fans! Selena Gomez has finally made her triumphant return to the public eye after her kidney transplant…

16 Gifts That Give Back This Holiday Season

I absolutely love starting off the holiday season as early as possible. If I find a great gift for someone…

It’s “Thanks, Birth Control” Day and Latinas are Sharing Their Stories HipLatina

It’s “Thanks, Birth Control” Day and Latinas Are Sharing Their Stories

I first went on birth control when I was 16 years old. It wasn’t because I was sexually active (I…

10 Things Latinos in Miami Grew Up With HipLatina

10 Things Latinos Who Grew Up in Miami Can Relate To

When people who live outside of Florida think of Miami, they’re probably imagining the turquoise waters of Biscayne Bay or…

15 Gifts the Men in Your Life HipLatina

15 Gift Ideas for the Men in Your Life

 The holidays are right around the corner and you’re probably already busy planning your annual party and creating your shopping…

Univision Introduces Their First Afro-Latina Co-Anchor — and Twitter Celebrates! HipLatina

Univision Introduces Their First Afro-Latina Co-Anchor of a Primetime Newscast— and Twitter Celebrates!

For Afro-Latinas who rarely saw themselves on television growing up, there is great news: Univision is welcoming Ilia Calderón as…

Lin-Manuel Miranda is Bringing ‘Hamilton’ to Puerto Rico—and Starring In It! HipLatina

Lin-Manuel Miranda Is Bringing ‘Hamilton’ to Puerto Rico—and Starring In It!

Unless you happened to be living in New York City in 2015 and early 2016, you probably missed seeing Lin-Manuel…

Carlos Correa Proposes After Houston Astros Win World Series—Gives Us All The Feels

An Epic Evening: Astros Star Carlos Correa Proposes to Girlfriend After World Series Win

In case you were living under a rock for the past couple of weeks, the Los Angeles Dodgers and the…

Miss Peru Beauty Pageant Contestants Stand Against Femicide — And Twitter Applauds

Miss Peru Beauty Pageant Contestants Stand Against Femicide at a Time When We Need It Most

One of the most controversial showcases of women’s allure and femininity is the beauty pageant. Every year around the world,…

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