If there’s one thing BELatina is known for, it’s the diversity of its content — and we couldn’t be prouder. Take this week, for example. From craft beer brands to reflections on Latinx identity, we’ve got stories for everyone.
Check out our top stories of the week below:
The truth is that, while being lumped into a single category can often cause damage, there is a power to the identity that language and words allow us. Knowledge of social identities can enable us to make sense of how we see ourselves and, in that same way, how we’d like the world to perceive us.
If you live in California, then you know that beer weather is basically year-round. With our sun-filled days, how could it not be? And the region’s enriching breweries spoil us with new and creative flavors every month and with their special activities.
Claudia Rodriguez-Biezunski, a Chicana fashion designer and owner of Sew Loka, has an unwavering goal of breaking down barriers, using her personal journey and experiences as a Mexican American artist to keep her brand north.
The language barrier for Spanish speakers is one of the top issues impacting the quality of care patients receive. This reality has become even more apparent and more damaging during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, which is why medical student Yogi Henriquez’s work is so important and is needed more than ever.
We want to share cool, newer Latina-founded fashion brands that may not be on your radar. These companies were founded in 2018 or later but have already gotten online buzz. These are the Latinx brands making moves in fashion that you should definitely know about.