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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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Defeat of Albuquerque abortion ban shows GOP is screwed when it comes to Latin@ vote

Tweet Late last month, voters in Albuquerque New Mexico voted down a municipal ballot measure that would have banned late-term abortions without exception (including incest, fetal abnormalities, rape or threat to the woman’s health). Voter turnout on that day was impressively high for a special election in which parts of the city were voting on nothing but [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetCheck out WITNESS’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign, featuring videos on how to conduct interviews with sexual assault survivors. On the 56th anniversary of Rosa Parks’ refusal to give up her seat, meet the side of Parks they don’t teach you about: anti-rape organizer and investigator. Woman is forcibly sedated, forced to undergo [...]
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Latina feministas unite at #SecretLivesofFeministas

Tweet The feminist blogosphere is a big place. It’s easy to get lost and feel overwhelmed by the amount of people out there to e-meet. Sometimes, as a Latina feminist blogger, I feel like I spend years of my life searching for people and resources. Tweet
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