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10 Inspiring Latina Icons You Should Teach Your Kids About

March is Women’s History Month and while we support celebrating the achievements and contributions of all women, it’s all too often that Latinas are under-represented in coverage of this very special month of recognition. Powerful Latinas throughout history (with the...
Lifestyle

5 WOC Who Have Opened Up About Their Struggles with Eating Disorders

Pamela Avila
About 29 million Americans experience a clinically significant eating disorder during their lifetime, reports The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness. But of that significant number of people, only one-third who struggle with eating disorders will ever receive treatment. The numbers...
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30 Memes and Quotes That Celebrate Being a Chingona With Pride

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
The word “chingona” wasn’t always perceived as cool. In fact, at one point it was considered a derogatory term used to describe women in a negative way — as difficult and out-of-control. “Chingona” came from the word “chingar,” a Mexican...