By occupying different spaces, Latinxs are highlighting marginalized voices within the community and letting all people within the community have a seat at the table. Phyllis explains the importance of Latinx and how these spaces helps us stay connected to our culture.
We chatted with PinkSlipped's star, writer, director, editor, and producer, Jacqueline Priego about her series and what it will mean for Latina representation in the media. Check out how the series came about, and how to support this new Latina centered show!
There have been three images at the forefront of the media’s portrayal of Latinas. Latina women are stereotyped as the "cantina girl", the" suffering señorita", and/or the "vamp". Phyllis addresses the three images, and the importance of having more than a singular type of story told about our community.
Colombiana Juliana Cardona started Girl Gang Fight Gear, a line of fight gear and apparel “for the girl that practices martial arts but also likes making a fashion statement.” She created her business after noticing a lack of fun and feminine options for female fighter babes. We talked to the Juliana to learn a little more about her brand y un poquito sobre the martial arts world.