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Equal Pay For Latinas Makes Economic Sense
Linda T. Sánchez
U.S. Representative, California’s 38th district; Chairwoman, C...
Latina women are losing $25,217 a year due to the wage gap.
How This Latina Woman Is Breaking Barriers In Massachusetts Politics
The 29-year-old political newcomer is ready to advocate for people "who don’t have a voice."
Harvard Business Review Study Maps STEM Sexism, Shows How It Affects Women Of Color
One of the study's most significant findings was that for women scientists of color, their race counts against them. Asian
Mass Incarceration's Impact on Black and Latino Women and Children
Dr.Herron Keyon Gaston
Pastor, Author, Social Critic, Public Intellectual & I...
As Americans, we know the overwhelming impact incarceration has on our children and our communities. No longer can we afford to sit idle on the sidelines with bated breath and watch our communities deteriorate. Instead, we must place stronger demands on our government.
12 Things You Should Never Do While Dating A Latina, As Illustrated By Aubrey Plaza
Ana Maria Benedetti
Rosie Pérez: Images and Wisdom
President and General Counsel, LatinoJustice PRLDEF
Despite the demographic explosion of Latinos in the country, there are still many glass ceilings that need to come down for them in TV and in Hollywood. It is within this context of implicit bias and decades of stereotypes that denigrate Latina wisdom.
Increased Health Risks for Latina Women Don't Stop at the Border
Kimberly Inez McGuire
Director of Public Affairs, National Latina Institute for Repr...
For many Latina immigrants the only option for healthcare services is through women's health clinics. The closing of these clinics by state-level anti-choice policies leave our Latina sisters without options.
Three Things to Know About Cervical Cancer
The largest national Latino civil rights and advocacy organiza...
This month is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. It is particularly important to us here at NCLR because of the impact it has on the Latina community.
Latinas and Modern Marianismo
While Marianismo may have been an obstacle to the success of Latinas, this Latino value no longer has to be viewed as negative because Latinas are changing statistics and breaking boundaries every day.
WATCH: Why Latina Daughters Need Powerful Role Models
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What Makes a Latina?
Writer, mama and lover of green olives
I can be educated and be Latina. I can be in love with a white man and be Latina. I can drink Malbec and be Latina. I can also dance a mean cumbia, bake up a capirotada, and call my son "mijo" as a term of love and endearment and be me, too.
21 Quotes From Strong Latinas About Women (SLIDESHOW)
¡Feliz Día de la Mujer! That's right, an entire 24 hours dedicated to demonstrating how much we appreciate the lovely ladies
A Woman in Wine: Inspira Features Entrepreneur Amelia Ceja
Executive Producer of Inspira and Founder of iNDIGO PROjECT MEDIA
We believe, "If they can do it, we can too." And on Mother's day, there isn't a better leader to highlight, than someone who has always been there for us, our Mother.
Loyalty Can Be a Double-Edged Sword
Public Affairs & Communications Professional
It's okay to challenge status quo, even the personal ones we have come up against. I know this can be hard. We are a very loyal people. But, this is about finding your Latinoself - your identity.
Birth Control Is Not For A Girl Like Me
Public Affairs & Communications Professional
I finally muster up the courage to tell myself "it's time to take ownership of your body!" Yes! Let's do this! You're in college now and your family can no longer say that it's not for girls like you!
International Women's Day 2012: Latinas Who Are Breaking Barriers (PHOTOS)
And this year, how many U.S. Latinas made it onto the "150 Fearless Women" list ? Two: Colonel Maritza Saenz Ryan and environmentalist
Latina Leadership: How Far Have We Come, How Much Further Do We Have to Go?
Placida V. Gallegos
Latina Advancement Specialist, Center for Hispanic Leadership
Much has changed since the late sixties. Unfortunately, much has not changed. Latinas were then and continue to be underrepresented in leadership positions in all institutions and sectors
Natalie Morales: 'Access Hollywood' And Latina Magazine Join Forces On '15 Latinas We Love' TV Special
Access Hollywood and Latina Magazine are joining forces to honor today's most influential Latina celebrities with the hour
HuffPost Greatest Person Of The Day: Maria Citino Sfreddo Empowers Latina Domestic Abuse Victims
While studying social work at Miami University, Maria worked in Hamilton, Ohio, with Help Me Grow, an organization that aims
For Our Daughters' Sakes, Pass the Paycheck Fairness Act
Executive Director, 9to5
Consider LaTerrell. She lives in Denver and works in the financial services industry. At one time, she worked as part of
My Mural, My People
My Times Square mural speaks up for those woman who choose not to play into the ideals of "success." They exist, and are proud of their long nails, stretch clothing, tattoos, and piercings.
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