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“For Rosa” Director Talks Shining a Light on the Forced Sterilization of Latinas

Virginia Isaad
Fighting for reproductive rights has been a long-time struggle but when it comes to doctors we’re taught to inherently trust them and focus on fighting dangerous policies instead. But in the late 1960s and early 1970s, several Mexican-American women trusted...
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Costa Rican Gymnast Luciana Alvarado Pays Tribute to Black Lives Matter at the Tokyo Olympics

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Costa Rican gymnast Luciana Alvarado,18, took her shot at the Tokyo Olympics as an opportunity to show her support for the Black Lives Matter movement. At the end of her floor routine during the event semi-finals on July 25, 2021,...
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Vanessa Hauc & 9 Other Latinx Environmental Activists Who Are Fighting Climate Change

Nicole Young
Whether it’s fighting for climate change or human rights, these 10 Latinx environmental activists are making a big impact within their communities and truly fighting for the future of their generation. Artists like Xiuhtezcatl Martinez are spreading the message through powerful...
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Leslie Grace to Star as Batgirl in Upcoming DC Film on HBO Max

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Afro-Latina In the Heights star Leslie Grace, 26, has just been named DC Comics new Batgirl! The actress will star as Barbara Gordon in the new Warner Bros. and DC film that will be exclusively on streaming service HBO Max...
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Becky G Launches Treslúce, a Make-Up Line Inspired by Her Mexican Roots

Virginia Isaad
Second-generation Mexican-American Becky G wanted to make sure of two things in the development of her makeup line: that it feature her Mexican roots and that it be all that she’s always wanted in makeup. The 24-year-old  “Sin Pijama” singer...
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Digame: Kim Guerra of Brown Badass Bonita Discusses Her Mission to Empower Latinas

Virginia Isaad
Digame is a monthly series featuring prominent Latinx leaders, activists, entrepreneurs, and public figures uplifting the community and making a difference. Kim Guerra is a queer woman of color, a writer, advocate, and entrepreneur who founded Brown Badass Bonita, a brand...
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Gloria Calderón Kellett Has Four New Latinx Series in the Works for Amazon

Virginia Isaad
Latina powerhouse Gloria Calderón Kellett —  executive producer/co-showrunner and director of One Day at a Time — signed a deal with Amazon and the first series that’s set to launch is romantic comedy With Love. GloNation Studios has an additional three...
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Digame: Mónica Ramírez is Advocating for Migrant Workers in the U.S.

Virginia Isaad
Digame is a monthly series featuring prominent Latinx leaders, activists, entrepreneurs, and public figures uplifting the community and making a difference. Mónica Ramírez is an advocate, organizer, social entrepreneur and attorney fighting to eliminate gender-based violence and secure gender equity who...
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First Gen Struggles: F*ck Capitalism But I Still Need to Make and Save Money

Virginia Isaad
Kara Pérez is the founder of Bravely Go, a financial platform focused on feminist economics and inclusive personal finance. A few months ago I helped my first gen Latina cousin open her first IRA (Individual Retirement Account). As we were...