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Virginia Isaad

Virginia Isaad is an L.A.-based journalist who has written for publications including Elite Daily, Hello Giggles and Upworthy. She’s also contributed to the Be Visible Latinx blog and worked as a staff writer for El Paso Times and assistant editor for lifestyle website Gayot.com. She was born in Argentina and raised in the San Fernando Valley and has never met a dulce de leche dessert she didn’t like. She’s written about city life for Los Angeles Magazine and Angeleno magazine but at heart she’s always gonna be an immigrant Valley girl who hopes to continue to write about Latinx culture and secretly seeks predictions from Walter Mercado for the new year.

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Chingona Ventures Jefa Wants to Fund Latina-Owned Businesses

Venture Capitalist Samara Hernandez, 35, has invested in non-diverse teams and when confronted about why she doesn’t only invest in…

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Sweet Street Cosmetics is an Ode to LA Chola Style

Natalia Durazo and LaLa Romero love makeup but felt like the industry didn’t necessarily love them back as they didn’t…

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Justina Machado Says ODAAT is a Universal Story about Family

One Day at a Time is a beloved sitcom centered around a Cuban-American family that deals with real-life issues including…

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‘Vida’ Releases Season 3 Trailer and Announces Cancellation

The beloved Starz series Vida released the season three trailer while simultaneously announcing that it has been canceled despite its…

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A Latina Nursing Student Invented Hand Sanitizer in the ’60s

Hand sanitizer is currently the hottest commodity in the wake of the spread of Covid-19 and we have a Latina…

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Coronavirus CDC Guidelines Are Unavailable in Spanish

The latest guidelines from the White House on slowing the spread of coronavirus are currently not available in Spanish despite…

Bad Bunny Reveals Battle with Depression

El Conejo Malo’s latest album YHLQMDLG is a massive success becoming the highest-charting all-Spanish-language album of all time after its…

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Jorge Ramos Won’t Moderate Democratic Debate Amid Fears of Coronavirus Exposure

Univision anchor Jorge Ramos, 61, has stepped down from his moderator duties for the Democratic debate after potentially being exposed…

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Cabrini Day to Replace Columbus Day and Become First Paid Holiday in Honor of a Woman

On Tuesday Colorado passed legislation to replace Columbus Day with Cabrini Day because, according to the bill sponsors, it doesn’t…

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Bad Bunny Goes Public With Girlfriend Gabriela Berlingeri

Social media was ablaze with Bad Bunny fans talking about the social media reveal of his girlfriend of three years,…

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Gaby Contreras, Arizona Prison Whistleblower, Dead at 31

Ana Gabriela “Gaby” Contreras, 31, the Arizona corrections department whistleblower who leaked videos of broken cell locks inside a state…

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18 Latina Jefas Break Down the Key to Overcoming Obstacles

In honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day we reached out to some of the poderosas in our…

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