Tag Archives | Latinas

Lack of Paid Sick Days Has Claimed Latino Lives

Para leer este artículo en español, haga clic aquí. If there is something I pride myself on it is my work ethic. The importance of hard work is something that was instilled in me by my parents who sometimes worked multiple jobs each to feed our family of six. In college, I, too, worked three […]

“Afro-Latina Pride Part 1” (Courtney’s Blog)

I am a proud Afro-Boricua who embraces and loves my African heritage and culture. I notice that many darker skinned Latinas of Puerto Rican, Cuban, and Dominican descent deny or do not accept and embrace their blackness. The first step in accepting who you are is knowing your history. First of all, Latino/Hispanic is not […]

"She Doesn't Know We're Doing This…Shhh."

We love all of our SoLa fans. Without you there would be no SoLatina. When we launched SoLatina as a Facebook page back in 2010, we really didn’t know what to expect. We just wanted to provide an outlet and platform for single Latina moms like ourselves to come together because there was really no […]

"Actions Speak Louder Than Words" (Marisol's Blog)

I am Hispanic. I am a daughter (an anchor baby), a sister (to an illegal immigrant), a mother (to a son with an illegal father) and a hardworking employee (for white people). Yet at the end of the day, regardless of all these titles, I am who I want to be. I encourage others to […]

"Why I Love Latinas"

Let me start by saying that I love women in general. I think that women in general make the world go round. Most of the people in my family are women. While I lived with my father when I was 16 and beyond, before that I lived with my mother. So, I have a good […]

5-26-11 – Facebook Question – Top 3 Comments Of The Day

Today’s question on Facebook: QUESTION: Why is being homosexual or bisexual in the Latin community so hated upon? Honestly, I have heard from others that it’s harder to be a Hispanic homosexual than a Caucasian one. Today’s Top 3 Comments: #3 – Serena Lopez: Most Latinos are old fashioned. And back then, of course, being […]