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How to Be Latino Enough: Embracing Your Unique Latinx Identity

While Cher once proclaimed she was strong enough, it’s alright to admit we may not feel Latinx enough at times, especially in the eyes...

Miss Universe and Racism in Puerto Rico: When the Problem Is...

One of the worst remnants of 20th-century television entertainment is the beauty pageant.  For decades, entire families were paralyzed in front of their TVs as they...

The Thanksgiving Dilemma/ Reconciling the Fine Line Between Celebrating Gratitude and...

Once a month, in an effort to talk about something other than our kids when we get together, a group of friends and I...

Here’s Why We’re Obsessed with NoNieqa Ramos’ Book ‘The Truth Is’

Have you ever read a book that you can’t put down no matter how hard you try? Do you remember the last book that...

How to Show Up for the Intersex Awareness Movement

Intersex people are among one of the most underrepresented communities in the world. But that doesn’t take away the fact that intersex people are...

Latinegras: A Miami Film Festival Selection about Afro-Latinas and Identity

I’m going to start off with Latinegras accolades first because I need you to understand just how great this film is before I dig...

‘Cobweb Home,’ a Poem by Sawhney

This poem comes from a place of contemplation and wondering why I’ve put up cobwebs, or road blocks in my own life. Some may...

Meet Raquel Cepeda: Journalist, Cultural Activist, Podcaster, Filmmaker, and Bird of...

Raquel Cepeda was born in Harlem, New York to parents from the Dominican Republic. She is an author, film-maker, producer, and outspoken supporter for...

In Defense of the Much Needed Latinx-ification of Netflix and Why...

We are in the middle of the maelstrom — the big studio system continues to crumble and in its place former film and television...

Afro-Latina Trans Woman Layleen Polanco Xtravaganza Needs Your Outrage

Layleen Polanco Xtravaganza was a daughter, mother, friend, and trans-Afro-Latina woman who died on Rikers Island in New York City on June 7th.  Four days...

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