Monday, May 11th, 2015

Study Shows Latinas are More Likely to Have Larger Families

*Latinas are still having more babies than others, but the mythical large Latino family is shrinking. This has economic, educational, and political implications.  VL   By Cristina Arreola, Latina By now you’ve heard the stereotype: Latinos all come from huge families. You may roll your eyes, but as it turns out, it may be rooted in

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Don’t Call Me ‘Mamacita.’ I Am Not Your Mommy.

By Laura Martinez, NPR Code Switch One of the very few things I don’t miss about my native Mexico City is fending off sleazy guys calling you sabrosa (tasty) or rica (delicious) or some other insult disguised as a compliment. It’s...

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

The Plight of Women Migrants

*Recent news has been about unaccompanied children traveling north to the U.S., but a story just as compelling is that of the dangers that women face as they cross Mexico to get to the U.S. border. VL...

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

The Latina Bounty Hunter

By Maria Hinojosa, Latino USA What happens if you don’t hold a Latina back? If she never hears “You can’t do that!” You might get someone like Michelle Gomez. She’s a skip tracer – she finds people and things...

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

LATISM13 conference: harnessing social media to improve Latinos’ lives

By Maria Camila Bernal, NBCLatino In less than five years, Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) has been able to unite thousands of Latinos in the nation in hopes of helping advance their social, civic and economic status. Over the years,...

Friday, September 6th, 2013

Big Hair

By Zoia Zentella, Latina Voices By the time I was 16 my hair was a mess, brittle, split ends. I was told that the remedy lay in a bottle of good conditioner; but the damage from my...

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

‘More Women Than We Thought’ on Front Lines of Immigration Protest

By Miriam Yeung, New America Media On Thursday, Aug. 1, I joined nearly 50 labor leaders, immigrant advocates, environmental activists, people of faith and DREAMers from the “We Belong Together” pro-immigration movement to push for fair immigration...

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

“Ruda Phat”: Uncovering ‘lonja’ and body image

By Elda Silva, San Antonio Express News Lonja (lóne-hah). The word slips off the tongue, propelled by breathy vowels. In Spanish, it’s commonly used to denote rolls of fat or love handles, but neither translation entirely does it...

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

The 50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work for in the U.S.

PRESS RELEASE Washington, D.C.  August 20, 2013 — LATINA Style Magazine proudly announces the LATINA Style 50 Report for 2013. Now in its 16th year, the annual report sets the standard for identifying corporations that are providing the best career opportunities for Latinas in...

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Latina leaders: Breaking the glass ceiling with a golf ball

By Kristina Puga, NBCLatino Nine years ago, Azucena Maldonado — who was born in Mexico and grew up in Los Angeles in a family very distant from the world of golf — dated an avid golfer who wasted...

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

Chiles en Nogada: The Dish of a Revolution

By Brenda Storch, La Vitamina T If you have the good fortune to be in Mexico late in the fall, you will likely find chiles en nogada appear on many menus. Literally “peppers in walnut sauce”, this seasonal delicacy...

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

¡Bien Hecho! First Latina to be nominated to head National Science Foundation

By Kristina Puga, NBCLatino President Barack Obama announced he intends to nominate Dr. France Anne Cordova as director of the National Science Foundation on Thursday. If confirmed, she will be the first Latina to head the agency. “As the first Latina nominated...

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Against Stereotypes! Rita Moreno

From the textmex obsessed imagination of William A. Nericcio via MAKERS… thanks to Mark Dery for the tip. Click on the image to read the story. William Anthony Nericcio, aka “Memo,” is the Director of San Diego State...

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Obama Picks Former Campaign Official Katherine Archuleta as OPM Director

By Jordan Fabian, ABC News/Univision President Obama will nominate former campaign official Katherine Archuleta as director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) on Thursday, according to a White House official. Archuleta served as national political director...

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