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Coach Nat Talks About How Queer Gym Navigated the Pandemic and...

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Celebrating Pride is an everyday affair. At BELatina, we make sure of that. We keep a close eye on stories like Coach Natalie Huerta's,...

‘I Believe in Planting Seeds,’ Ariana DeBose Talks About the Importance...

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It's not about the Greek female canon misrepresented through the television screen. It is about empowered femininity, of color, queer, and taking the world...

Breaking the Myth of the Monolith: Generational Identities and the Latino...

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What marks generational differences in our community? Could we successfully identify the pre-RBD and post-RBD Latinos? How deep does the generational difference between the...

Why It’s Problematic To Say You’re a White-Passing Latine

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“It’s funny about ‘passing.’ We disapprove of it and at the same time condone it,” were the words of American novelist of the Harlem...

How To Honor Black History Month as a Latine

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Every February, the country gets together to honor the achievements of Black Americans, highlighting the people who have advanced the history of the United...

What it Means to be an Alt Latina and Why I...

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We see all types of Latina stereotypes — from the “spicy” Latina to the buchona-inspired, to the norteño-dressed, to everything in between. But in...

Embracing Americanization, Another Way To Be Proud of Our Latino Identity

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As a second-generation Latina in the United States, I felt an interesting separation of my two worlds from the moment I entered school. Growing up,...

The Importance of Correctly Pronouncing Names

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When you have a name that is hard to pronounce, it’s a lifetime journey of correcting others until you reach the point of conforming...

Five Latinas in Hollywood Who Flaunt Their Roots With Pride

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It's always inspiring when people proudly celebrate who they are and clearly feel comfortable in their skin — it gives everyone else the confidence...

BELatina’s Best of the Week: Reflections on Identity, Breweries in Los...

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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...

Latino or Latinx? The Diatribe of Social Identity in the Latinx...

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Chances are that, like many of us, you've faced a series of wake-up calls regarding your concept of Latinidad, growing up or even as...

It’s Time to Flaunt Our Accent, and Take Pride in Our...

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On a recent trip to Palm Beach, Florida, I enjoyed a night out with a few locals. One of the women in the crowd...