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Presumed Incompetent: An Interview With “Path-Breaking” Co-Editor Carmen G. Gonzalez

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             Carmen G. Gonzalez, Co-Editor, Presumed Incompetent . Presumed Incompetent is a path-breaking anthology that examines the intersecting roles of race and class in the working lives of female faculty of color in a variety of academic disciplines. Through personal narratives, qualitative empirical studies (such as surveys and interviews), and traditional scholarly essays, […]

PLEASURE Is NOT A Dirty Word: Empower Your Sexuality Mujer!

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“ A “Latina’s Place” In Sexuality As Latinas, many of us learned about our “roles” in sexuality while we were helping our mamis, tias y abuelas cook dinner and tending to other domestic responsibilities. Many Latinas were taught that women’s roles in sexuality are solely for procreation, pleasing her (male sexual) partner (in which he […]

The Virgin Diaries: Vicky’s Story [Part I]

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While the more common path from adolescence to adulthood is sexual activity before marriage, that does not mean it is the only path. So maybe there aren’t huge numbers of older adult virgins, but you are not alone. Not an easy number to calculate, but a 2009 study of 25-45 year olds, found that the […]

Latinas, Do You Know Your Sexual Responsibility?

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The Path to Sexual Responsibility So you are a modern Latina. You’re pursuing an education or a career or have already achieved your goals for success (y sigue adelante, hermana). You love your culture and give back to your community. And on top of that you are a woman that embraces her sexuality, yet sometimes […]

8 Dating and Sexual Resolutions to Attract the Love You Deserve

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The New Latina Guide to a Fabulous 2011 Year! is a collection of insights and tips from a group of talented Latinas (and one Latino) on how to live life to the fullest.  Today, we feature Lisa Velazquez’ piece, on love empowerment.  To download the free New Latina Guide, click here. ______________________________________________________ So it’s the […]

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