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I can't think in anyone worse than Donald Trump. I feel like we are going back to the 50's or 60's when segregation was everywhere in the US. I feel that with him in power we are going to be worst than other decades. Instead of looking for a solution that will benefit both countries he just wants us extinct, so he can live happily ever after.…
What advice do you have to help girls boost their self-esteem?
No one is perfect... nomatter how hard you try, work, or believe. At the Latinitas camp, they make you feel perfect, special, and like you belong. Im here and with all these other girls you can't feel bad. I've been bullyed a lot but here I can forget all that and live life! I encourage young Latinas to go to this camp for every week they provide. This is an amazing experience and Im glad I got in. So I hope every one will enjoy this blog because this is my…Continue
Young Latinas speak out against Latino stereotypes!
I am not a trophy, I am a human being. In today’s society, Latinas are seen as unintelligent, uneducated and insignificant because they are a minority, people feel that they are entitled to stereotype them based on what they’ve seen in the media. They generalize responsibilities are to cook, clean and give birth. What people fail to understand is that Latinas are worth more than their looks or their ability to satisfy the needs of…Continue
Here's A Great Poem! Have A Great Week!
A while ago, a friend of mine recommended I read the works of Ana Castillo, a Mexican American writer and human rights activist who has been influential in the world of Chicano/a studies. I just recently did my research and have become so intrigued by what I've come across so far. I'm excited to read more by her!
Here is one of her poems that is brief but powerful:
"Women Are Not…Continue
"I Change Myself, I Change the World": LGBTQ Pride Month Is Over But the Work Isn't
June, as National LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) Pride Month, was definitely one for the books! People across the country found reasons to celebrate as President Obama officially declared June as Pride Month and the supreme court legalized gay marriage in all 50 states. Although Pride is over and these events have already…Continue
On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage across the nation, making this a historic victory in the gay rights movement. Before this decision was made, 37 out of 50 states (and the District of Colombia) had already extended this right to same-sex couples over the course of the years. With Massachusetts becoming the first state in the United States to allow same-sex marriage in 2004, many…Continue