5 Badass Latinas We Need To Acknowledge

If you grew up in a Hispanic/Latin home then you know all about how our hips move to the beat of the drum, the flavors in our floods and the strength in our blood. "Latinas are a perfect mixture of Princess and Warrior" We are a culture of mixed cultures. We are all so different,…

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Speaking Spanish, Doesn’t Soley Mean You Are Latina

Let's get this out the way now, we need to stop shaming other Latinos who are 1st generation Americans in their family. We have to stop creating this divide that they are not apart of their culture because they know very little or none of the language. If they are here repping and bringing a…

How To Be A Badass Chicana in 5 Easy Steps

So the thing that most non Hispanic/Latino people associate Chicana women with is the pin up style. It's a beautiful style that Chicanos started in the 1940s, but it seems to be the only style that we're solely recognized for. There are many different types of Chicana women that are not just from one era…

Loving Yourself: A Coming Out Story

Love is love, and everyone deserves to feel that they are genuine within themselves and this can include choosing who you want to love. We hear so many stories of being embarrassed or ashamed to come out as gay to friends and family. With America, allowing same sex marriage in all 50 states last year,…

‘Insecure’ Reminds Me Why Dating is Terrible

Now it is too early to predict if the second season Insecure will be all that and a bag of chips, but judging from everyone's reactions so far, this season is everything. We get to see Issa (the main character) tackle on the new phase of her life called "the post-break up". Now allow me…

The Perks of Being An​ Awkward A** Girl

All praise to the television Gods because they have heard my request. Awkward women are now being put as the lead characters and not the comic relief in tv shows. Now, more than ever, we see the awkward girl become the heroine in our favorite series. It makes me smile to see women who share similar…