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El Chanclaso: The Politics of Denial and the Demented

El Chanclaso | Posted 02.08.2012 | Latino Voices
El Chanclaso

Every week, Sergio, our resident chancludo, will turn a critical eye on political shenanigans, and current issues and events with his chancla firmly in hand.

"Orgullosa" A Movement to Celebrate Latina Pride and Spirit

Lili Gil | Posted 01.21.2012 | Latino Voices
Lili Gil

With a majority bicultural-bilingual audience of Latin women in the U.S., Latinas today stand out from the pack.

Balancing Heritage and Leadership: A Call to Action

Graciela Tiscareno-Sato | Posted 12.14.2011 | Latino Voices
Graciela Tiscareno-Sato

What if instead of continuing to celebrate only heritage, we celebrated our collective Latino leadership? What if we punctuated this year's Hispanic Heritage Month by putting that leadership into action?

From Rolla Chola To CinderBrawlla: Skating Latinas Are On A Roll

Posted 11.15.2011 | Latino Voices

It seems that when the stock market bottoms out, Americans enjoy seeing hot chicks on roller skates fall on…well, their bottoms. Women’s rolle...

Will The New Latina Please Stand Up? How Social Media Is Broadening The Latina Image

Angélica Pérez-Litwin, PhD | Posted 12.28.2011 | Latino Voices
Angélica Pérez-Litwin, PhD

The "Latin doll" stereotype is getting a makeover, and although stilettos might be part of the new outfit, the smartphone and laptop are essential ite...

Kmart Launches U.S. Latino Series on YouTube

Posted 10.10.2011 | Latino Voices

Finally, Kmart understands us! Kmart has launched a campaign that explicitly targets Spanish-dominant Latina mothers called, "Madres y Comadres...

WATCH: Arianna On Upward Mobility And The Immigrant Experience

Huff TV | Posted 10.03.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Arianna attended the 2011 National Council of La Raza (NCLR) on Sunday to deliver a speech on upward mobility and the immigrant experience in America....

This Mother's Day, Let's Recognize Our Most Vulnerable Working Mothers: Trabajadoras

Hector E. Sanchez | Posted 07.07.2011 | Politics
Hector E. Sanchez

Latina working women are some of the most vulnerable and lowest-paid working mothers in the nation. What is good for them is essential to the nation's future.

Missing: Women of Color in the Abortion Debate

Silvia Henriquez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Silvia Henriquez

While all women would face additional financial barriers accessing abortion care, women living day-to-day, many of whom are women of color, suffer disproportional impact from attacks on access to reproductive healthcare.

Race, insurance, and breast cancer diagnosis

Philip N. Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Philip N. Cohen

It's not just access to insurance that privileges White women in breast cancer treatment. New research shows that, even with the same kind of insuran...

Latina Bloggers and Blogalicious

Kety Esquivel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Kety Esquivel

(You can listen to this post in Spanish here: A few days ago, I had the honor and privilege of being one of the keynote speaker...

Unraveling the Latino Paradox

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Latino health is thriving despite disadvantages in income, education and access to health care.

Latinas and the High Cost of Birth Control

Silvia Henriquez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Silvia Henriquez

Why is there more focus on stigmatizing Latinas and pregnancy than empowering Latinas to manage their fertility?

How to Grow and Mobilize Your Social Media Followers: My Bridge Conference Presentation

Kety Esquivel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Kety Esquivel

So, you're tweeting and have fans. But you wish you had larger growth or engagement on your social media sites. Are there tools, techniques, or strategies you should be employing?

No Country for Brown Women

Pablo Manriquez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pablo Manriquez

On 11 February 2009, Celia Alejandra Alvarez-Herrera was arrested by an Arizona sheriff's deputy in a workplace raid during which her jaw was dislocated against a wall.

Hispanic Women Bring Home the Bacon as Families Tighten Their Belts

Janet Murguía | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Janet Murguía

As breadwinners and caretakers, many Hispanic women -- Latinas -- have been dealt a harsh blow by the bad economy.

Policies to Curb Latina Teen Pregnancies Have the Reverse Effect

Silvia Henriquez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Silvia Henriquez

It may be politically expedient to treat high Latina teen pregnancy rates as the problem to be solved rather than the result of social inequities -- but it isn't likely to be effective.

Sotomayor Racist?

Abby L. Ferber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Abby L. Ferber

The fact that these conservative politicians and commentators don't even see racism unless they feel it is directed against them is precisely why we need the voices of women of color on the court.

Despite Sotomayor Nomination, Latino Academic Gap Still Huge

Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco and Carola Suarez-Orozco | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco and Carola Suarez-Orozco

Latinos have the highest high school dropout rates and the lowest college attendance rates of all racial/ethnic groups, making Judge Sotomayor's biography all the more inspiring.

Survey: Majority Of Latinas Pregnant By 20th Birthday

CNN | Moni Basu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

She had many plans for the future: to go to college, start a career, meet the man of her dreams, raise a family -- when the time was right. It was al...