Juliana Britto Schwartz

Juliana is a writer, a speaker, and a consultant. Her blogging work focuses on feminist and racial justice movements lead by Latinas throughout the Americas, touching on issues such as environmental justice, immigration, colonization, land rights and indigenous movements. She has been a regular Contributor to Feministing since Spring of 2013, and also been published on the Huffington Post, Mic, and the Feminist Wire. Juliana studied Latin American and Latinx Studies at the University of California and is now based in the Bay Area where she has worked with various organizations on social media and communications strategy. In her free time, she likes to dance salsa and tango and practice Portuguese with her cousins via Skype.

Posts Written by Juliana

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Paraguay denies abortion for 10-year-old rape victim

The Paraguayan government is denying a 10-year-old girl the abortion care she and her parents want. The girl, whose name will not be released, was raped by her stepfather and did not realize until 20 weeks in that she was pregnant.

The Paraguayan government is denying a 10-year-old girl the abortion care she and her parents want. The girl, whose name will not be released, was raped by her stepfather and did not realize until 20 weeks in that ...

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Migrant minors need access to abortion care and they may not be getting it

Migrant women and girls being housed by ICE and other federal contractors may not be receiving the reproductive health care they need and ask for, according to the American Civil Liberties Union.

Migrant women and girls being housed by ICE and other federal contractors may not be receiving the reproductive health care they need and ask for, according to the American Civil Liberties Union.

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Karnes moms to renew hunger strike

Last week 78 immigrant mothers took part in a hunger strike and work stoppage to call attention to the inhumane treatment that families are receiving in Karnes Immigrant Detention Facility. Today, 10 women are resuming the strike, refusing all services for another week and calling for their release. 

Last week 78 immigrant mothers took part in a hunger strike and work stoppage to call attention to the inhumane treatment that families are receiving in Karnes Immigrant Detention Facility. Today, 10 women are resuming the strike, refusing all ...

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Feministing Jamz: Honoring Selena’s legacy

Yesterday marked the 20th anniversary of the tragic death of Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, singer, designer, actress and a huge symbol of visibility, diversity, and strength for so many Latinxs today. 

Yesterday marked the 20th anniversary of the tragic death of Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, singer, designer, actress and a huge symbol of visibility, diversity, and strength for so many Latinxs today. 

Fracking In California Under Spotlight As Some Local Municipalities Issue Bans

Maryland House passes 3 year moratorium on fracking

Last night, the Maryland House approved a bill that would put a three year moratorium on the use of hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” within the state. Now environmental advocates around the country are pressuring the state Senate to do the same. 

Last night, the Maryland House approved a bill that would put a three year moratorium on the use of hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” within the state. Now environmental advocates around the country are pressuring the state Senate to do ...

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