By Raquel Reichard | 11/04/2016 - 10:42
There’s one comment just about every bamboo earring-wearing Latina has heard: “the bigger the hoop, the bigger the hoe.” Singer Nira Arin resists the sexism, racism and classism tinged in the saying by declaring “the bigger the hoop, the bigger the heart” in a new video for mitú.
By Barbara Gonzalez | 11/03/2016 - 17:14
Gather around, folks, because we're going to tell you about a lovely lady by the name of Ingrid Cobian, a U.S. citizen who can't vote.
By Raquel Reichard | 11/03/2016 - 11:15
This just in: A strong majority of Latinxs in Virginia support access to abortion, believing it should be legal, affordable and covered by health insurance.
By Raquel Reichard | 11/02/2016 - 10:51
If you’re walking the streets while Latina, it’s likely you’ve heard “hey, mamacita” or “yo, Jennifer” – never mind that you don’t actually share a name with J.Lo.
By Barbara Gonzalez | 10/31/2016 - 16:47
Whenever I mention that I am a native New Yorker who went to school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, I’m often met with some very perplexed looks.
By Raquel Reichard | 10/31/2016 - 11:00
It's officially the scariest time of year: Halloween, the day when people offensively turn other cultures into costumes for laughs.
By Raquel Reichard | 10/25/2016 - 16:35
Gender inequality in the workplace persists in 2016, and this imbalance is even bleaker for Latinas. Whether it's the pay gap, leadership, sexual harassment or overcoming painful stereotypes, we come up against a lot of barriers, mujeres.
By Barbara Gonzalez | 10/24/2016 - 14:52
We've all heard the same excuses over and over again: "Boys will be boys." "He was drunk." "It only happened once."
By Barbara Gonzalez | 10/21/2016 - 16:53
If there are two things Latinas love, they're looking up our horoscopes and keeping up with our fave telenovelas.
By Barbara Gonzalez | 10/20/2016 - 12:37
(TW: Rape, Violence Against Women)
This brutal rape and killing of a teenage girl in Argentina shows how lethal machismo can be.