The LATAM-US Divide on Who is “Latina”

…incredibly diverse, and within Latin American countries, race, gender, and income will change someone’s experience. Not all Latin Americans in the US or Canada experience newfound wealth and opportunities –…

"My Dead Friend Zoe" Is a Different Veteran Film

…because, “the rare times we do see female soldiers or veterans on screen, their characters tend to be defined by their gender or a sexual assault,” Hausmann-Stoke says, ”While these…

4 Latin Literature Classics as Valentine's Day Books

gender roles, the search for independence, and lasting relationships. Like Water for Chocolate is an intense story capable of seducing the imagination, the heart, and the taste buds. Love in…

Sundance Winner “Sujo” Honors Mexican Youth

…to talk about how young men can escape a circle of violence,” Rondero says, asserting how the film is gender specific. In fact, Sujo is the first time the filmmaking…

How Trauma Shapes The Women of “The Bold Type”

…isn’t just a narration of individual traumas – it’s a heartbreaking reflection of the multifaceted challenges confronting contemporary women. It mirrors our relentless pursuit of gender equality, our uphill battle…

Leaving White Feminism in 2023

…because I thought Barbie would be a critical reimagining of what the dolls truly mean to kids (and even adults), who are trying to make sense of their gendered world….

Women Make Hollywood Money - So What’s the Hold Up?

…who advocates for gender equality while defying stereotypes and playing characters with authenticity regardless of what makes Hollywood money. “I could feel myself in characters who were strong and complex,”…

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