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Ahead of Bad Bunny Concert in Honduras, Activists Demand Government ‘Traiga la Plan B’ (OPINION)

Honduras is the only country in Latin America where access to emergency contraception is banned and one of the few countries in the region where abortion is prohibited under any circumstances, including in cases of rape or incest.

  • Nov 23, 2022
  • 12:29 PM

Mothers of LGBTQ Children Join Forces in Latin America

Founded in 2017, the Latin American Movement of Mothers of LGTB+ Children lobbies governments to eliminate prejudicial laws and better enforce existing bans on violence and discrimination.

  • Nov 21, 2022
  • 10:33 AM

Botched Autopsy in Mexico Killing Leads to Cover-Up Charge

The death of Ariadna López, 27, brought up all the issues that have enraged women in Mexico: officials blaming the victim, poor police investigation, and misconduct that has led to a growing number of unsolved killings of women.

  • Nov 8, 2022
  • 11:14 AM

Portrait Of: Carmen Rita Wong (A Latino USA Podcast)

In this intimate conversation for Latino USA, Carmen Rita Wong shares some of the childhood memories that shaped her and talks about how the act of memoir writing can feel like a radical practice of empathy.

  • Nov 4, 2022
  • 10:52 AM

Like US, Mexico Faces a State-by-State Divide Over Abortion

Ten of Mexico’s 32 states have decriminalized abortion, most of them in just the past three years. Even in some of those 10 states, for example Oaxaca, activists say they face persisting challenges in trying to make abortion safe, accessible, and government-funded.

  • Nov 4, 2022
  • 10:24 AM

Why Viejitos Vote Republican (OPINION)

My grandma votes Republican because she believes in three things: money, strength, and the rule of law. Whether the Republican Party stands for any of those things is beside the point because, to her, and to a lot of other people still, the Republicans represent those values more than the Democrats.

  • Oct 25, 2022
  • 2:56 PM

‘Woman Without Shame’: Interview with Sandra Cisneros

A chat with author and poet Sandra Cisneros about aging, how her work has changed over time, and her latest poetry collection, ‘Woman Without Shame,’ published by Knopf on September 13.

  • Oct 24, 2022
  • 5:01 PM

In Third Album ‘Nacarile,’ Puerto Rico’s iLe Draws on Turmoil of Recent Years (INTERVIEW)

When Puerto Rico’s beloved songbird Ileana Cabra Joglar, better known as “iLe,” was in lockdown during the pandemic, she did what she does best: she made music. In those tense times, she managed to compose a new solo album, ‘Nacarile,’ released on Friday, October 21.

  • Oct 21, 2022
  • 5:28 PM

Interview With ​Erika L. Sánchez (A Latino Book Review Podcast)

Héctor Rendón talks with Erika L. Sánchez, a New York Times bestselling author, a National Book Award finalist, and the Sor Juana Inez de la Cruz Chair at DePaul University in Chicago.

  • Oct 19, 2022
  • 5:14 PM

Puerto Rico Government Has No Plan to Handle Increase in Post-Disaster Gender-Based Violence

Two weeks after Hurricane Fiona, non-governmental organizations in Puerto Rico still bear the greatest burden of guiding and caring for survivors of gender-based violence.

  • Oct 13, 2022
  • 12:51 PM

Women’s Networks Drive Puerto Rico’s Decolonization Work

Puerto Ricans are pushing for sustained interconnectivity between stakeholders doing the rebuilding in the islands and the diaspora and its allies advocating for long-term investment from the mainland — and these coordination efforts are largely driven by women’s networks.

  • Oct 12, 2022
  • 11:53 AM

New PBS Latina-Led Kid Show ‘Rosie’s Rules’ Is Building World Peace (REVIEW)

PBS Kids, which Dr. Diaz-Wionczek describes as having “intentional programming that seeks to make a difference” in its DNA, is now running not one but two shows starring Latina girls — actively advancing Latina representation where so many others fall short.

  • Oct 7, 2022
  • 4:37 PM

Latina Champion of Women’s Voting Rights and Education in New Mexico Now on Quarter

Adelina “Nina” Otero-Warren, a New Mexican activist who fought for women’s voting rights and was the first Latina to run for Congress and the first Latina superintendent of the Santa Fe public schools, is one of several women whose images are featured on the U.S. quarter in 2022.

  • Oct 6, 2022
  • 4:50 PM

Netflix’s ‘Do Revenge’ Gives Us the Latina Mean Girl We’ve Been Waiting For (REVIEW)

Netflix’s new teen flick, Do Revenge, starring Riverdale’s Camila Mendes as Drea, a middle-class Latina in the rich world of prep school kids, reminds us that Latinas can anchor a ridiculous, over-the-top story.

  • Sep 27, 2022
  • 8:12 AM

The Little Black Dress: A Hidden History (A Latino USA Podcast)

Producer Monica Morales-Garcia began to research the origins of the L.B.D. to answer: How had so much changed, yet so much had stayed the same? Listen as Monica walks us through the decline of an industry and the rise of a garment.

  • Sep 23, 2022
  • 11:57 AM

Venezuelan-Born Latina Delivers Remarks in Spanish During White House Press Briefing

The White House debuted a new voice in a new language on Wednesday, giving the honor of beginning Hispanic Heritage Month to Luisana Pérez Fernández, a senior press aide to President Joe Biden, who delivered the press briefing to the White House press in Spanish.

  • Sep 16, 2022
  • 4:10 PM

Group Launches ‘Vote Like a Madre’ Campaign to Mobilize Latina Voters Around Climate Crisis

On Wednesday, Latino Victory Project, a nonprofit group that champions progressive causes in Latino communities, launched its 2022 “Vote Like a Madre” campaign to mobilize Latina voters around the climate crisis issue ahead of the midterm elections in November.

  • Sep 14, 2022
  • 3:42 PM

Keeping Loíza’s Cultural Traditions Alive

Poet Lola Rosario speaks with legendary bomba dancer Raquel Ayala and renowned painter and sculptor Samuel Lind, two Afro-Puerto Rican artists whose work preserves and celebrates the history and culture of the coastal town known as Puerto Rico’s “Capital of Tradition.”

  • Sep 13, 2022
  • 12:45 PM

Latino USA: Live From L.A. (A Latino USA Podcast)

host Maria Hinojosa is joined by actor and L.A. icon Danny Trejo, who talks about building his taco empire and reflects on his decades in Hollywood. Salvadoran-American comedian Marcella Arguello also hits the stage to talk about creating space for women in a male-dominated industry and growing up as the child of immigrants.

  • Sep 9, 2022
  • 12:16 PM

Women’s Equality Day: Latinas Have Far Way to Go, Need More Investment

We now have the opportunity to build up the power of a movement that can uplift all communities by cultivating and strengthening Latina leadership. Imagine what we could accomplish if Latinas received equitable support.

  • Aug 26, 2022
  • 10:05 AM

Passing the Mic With Maria Hinojosa

Latino Rebels Radio: August 25, 2022

  • Aug 25, 2022
  • 5:11 PM

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