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You’ve probably never heard of this woman. But you’re living her legacy.

TweetHappy Women’s History Month! Today I’d like to share with you the story of one woman who was challenging norms around race, gender, and class before it got cool. Juana Briones was one of the first woman pioneers here on the Best West Coast of the United States. She lived throughout the Bay Area and her experiences as [...]
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Dear SNL: You should learn about #latinafeminism

Tweet To Lorne Michaels, I am writing with regards to this past week’s SNL skit “Jewelry Party,” in which Lena Dunham and Cecily Strong explained on national television what a Men’s Rights Activist is in a pathetic attempt to commemorate International Women’s Day and hop on that trendy feminist wagon. Here in the feminist blogosphere we have [...]
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Women to the GOP: Get it the f*ck together on immigration reform

TweetPhoto credit: AP/ Eric Risberg Last year, we saw a huge push nationwide to get comprehensive immigration reform passed. After months of speeches from Obama, rally after rally, blog post after blog post, the bill got as far as the Senate, and then… We haven’t heard much since from the House. Tweet
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4 things feminists can learn from the Zapatistas

Tweet Photos taken by Juliana Britto Schwartz Tuesday of this week marked the 20th anniversary of the Zapatista uprising in San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico, a short moment with a long legacy of struggle for indigenous rights. The Zapatistas–also known as the Zapatista Army of National Liberation or the EZLN–are a movement of indigenous people fighting [...]
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Latinas Feministas: Los Afro-Latinos Blog

Tweet Since my post last month on learning from mistakes and making changes, I’ve been working to highlight the voices and experiences of a diverse array of Latina feminists. We’ve already interviewed Juana Rosa Cavero, director of the Reproductive Justice Coalition of Los Angeles, and two members of the LatinNegr@s Project, Bianca Laureano and Jessica Marie Johnson. Today, we’re excited [...]
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