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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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Futbolista 4 Life Hiplatina

Love & Soccer: How Fútbol Helped Students Surrounded by Violence in Oakland

The love for soccer among Latinxs is no secret and in director Jun Stinson’s documentary Futbolistas 4 Life, she uses the…

Afro-Latina creates MicMasRemix hair care line Hiplatina

Afro-Latina All-Natural Hair Care Line Does Away with “Pelo Malo”

Adassa Ramirez wants young women to know that the texture of their hair does not determine whether they have good…

Rachel Gomez Viva La Bonita HIpLatina

Viva La Bonita: Apparel Shop Empowers Latinas with Original Designs

Viva La Bonita, the apparel brand developed by 30-year-old Rachel Gomez, is more than just an clothing shop, it’s a…

Get Hoppy: Chicago Brewery Infuses Latin Flavors Into Its Beer

If you mix a pinch of mysticism, a sprinkle of playfulness, and a healthy serving of hops, you get 5…

Latina Artists to Watch 2018

Latina Artists Fighting Injustice and Uplifting Latinx Culture

Frida Kahlo said “I don’t paint dreams or nightmares, I paint my own reality” and that’s what the Latina artists…

5 Latina Poets to Know HipLatina

These Fierce Latina Poets Are Not Afraid to Own Their Power

Speaking to the multifaceted experience of being a Latina, these poets have made a name for themselves using the power…

Mexican-American Entrepreneur Brings Latin American Designs to the U.S. HipLatina

Mexican-American Entrepreneur Brings Ethical Latin American Designs to the U.S.

The story behind the name of shoe company Teysha was inspired by an indigenous Caddo word that roughly translates to…

Latinas Who Owned 2017 HipLatina

15 Latinas Who Owned 2017

Latinas continue to make strides in America whether it’s in politics or entertainment and this year we made history more…

Viva La Frida: 9 Gift Ideas for Frida Kahlo Lovers HipLatina

Viva La Frida: 9 Gift Ideas for Frida Kahlo Lovers

Frida Kahlo was born more than a century ago but her fame and her iconic image have only grown in…

Latinx Feminist Tees HipLatina

Sí Se Puede: 13 Latinx Feminist Tees That Highlight Our Poder

It’s the time to be woke, to be loud and to be proud and sometimes it helps to also let…

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