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Rebecca Carvalho

Rebecca Carvalho is a Latinx freelance writer and editor, focusing on relationships/sex, wellness, food, and travel/leisure. She’s currently working as a full-time freelancer. When she’s not working on her short stories or poetry, you can catch her eating empanadas and enjoying craft beer.  Her work has appeared in Apartment Therapy, The Urban Realist, Thought Catalog, and Remezcla.

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Batekoo

Brazil’s LGBTQ & Youth Find Solidarity in BATEKOO

When you think of nightlife, a few things might come to mind — loud, fun music, pops of color, glitter, a…

Getting in touch with your sexual side HipLatina

Getting in Touch With Your Sexual Side Doesn’t Require a Partner

Getting in touch with your sexual side can be daunting. As someone who grew up thinking that I should be…

Text back anxiety HipLatina

“Text Back” Anxiety is a Thing — Here’s How to Deal

Text back anxiety is something that anyone with a cell phone has dealt with at least once. You’re waiting patiently…

Podcast for single women HipLatina

5 Podcasts Every Single Woman Should Listen to

Being single is a great time — don’t try and tell me otherwise. So, here’s a list of podcasts to help…

Why You Shouldn’t Take an Ex Back HipLatina

5 Reasons Why it’s Never a Good Idea to Take an Ex Back

It’s tempting and comforting to go back to what’s familiar. After all, it usually fills you with a sense of…

Giving up dating apps HipLatina

What Inspired Me To Stop Online/App Dating

I was told I was an old soul when I was in middle school. I started using a computer at…

The "almost relationship" HipLatina

Why You Need To Leave Your “Almost Relationship”

You’ve probably heard by now of “the almost relationship.” But if you haven’t, it’s either A) the time before you…

Is Dating Without Using Apps Still Possible? HipLatina

Is Dating Without Using Apps Still Possible?

In a world where we are oversaturated with choices, dating has fallen to the same fault. With Tinder, Bumble, Hinge,…

Negging HipLatina

Is He ‘Negging’ You?

First, there was ghosting. Then, HuffPost reported on the new trend, mosting, where someone lays on the compliments, makes you…

PMDD Hiplatina

What Every Woman of Color Needs To Know About PMDD

At 16, my mom found me on the floor, crying. “I just don’t want to do it anymore—I can’t live…

Reframing Selfishness: How Putting Yourself First Defines Love Hiplatina

Reframing Selfishness: How Putting Yourself First Defines Love

For most of my life, I’ve been asked to cook or help in some way at every family party. “Rebecca,…

I Don't Want A Relationship and This Is Why It’s Okay Hiplatina

I Don’t Want A Relationship and This Is Why It’s Okay

I’m twenty-six. I’m on the brink of my late twenties (passing my mid-twenties this past November) and on the slow…

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