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Famed labor organizer and activist Dolores Huerta has been fighting sexual harassment and discrimination since forever — when she was working in an office, when she was building the United Farm Workers, and when men tried to take credit for her work. In this video, by Hannah McNally, Huerta tells her story.


A Prickly Subject is a poetic account of a woman who is grappling with the decision of whether or not she should embrace her body hair in public. [Video by Helen Plumb.]

Renee Goust live music video: ‘La Cumbia Feminazi’

by Soy Capitan August 15, 2016 Cultura
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Brooklyn-based Mexican singer-songwriter Renee Goust wrote La Cumbia Feminazi in response to online abuse suffered by women. “I’ve considered myself a feminist ever since I learned the actual meaning of the word,” she says:

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Donald Trump calls Hillary Clinton ‘sexist’ (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz May 20, 2016 Cartoons
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Hollywood producer’s Twitter feed highlights sexism in scripts

by Comic Saenz February 11, 2016 Cultura
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Film producer Ross Putman’s new Twitter feed @FemScriptIntros shares the lines from film scripts where female characters are introduced. To protect the innocent(?), Putman has changed all their names to JANE. The excerpts speak volumes about how “The Industry” thinks about women. Unlike all the women, it’s not a pretty picture. Here is his Twitter […]

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Hollywood and Silicon Valley agree: ‘We dig diversity!’ (photo)

by MONTE ZUMBA October 28, 2015 Cultura
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[Photo via Paul Coelho. Thanks!]

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La Cucaracha: Republicans hate this Halloween costume the most (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 27, 2015 Cartoons
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Diversity sells, but Hollywood is overwhelmingly white, male (audio)

by Lucida Grandé March 3, 2015 Audio
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“If you want an accurate picture of ethnic and gender diversity in the United States, don’t look to Hollywood,” says NPR. That’s the conclusion of the “2015 Hollywood Diversity Report” conducted by the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA. The report quantifies the striking — if not surprising — racial and […]

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Watch: Moms in Peru punk sexist street harassers (video)

by Barney Asada January 26, 2015 Cultura

Fed up with ignorant cat-calls, lewd, rude and suggestive remarks from sexist men on the street, women in Lima set up hidden cameras and — dressed up as “MILFs” — went for a stroll down the calle…walking right by their ignorant, lewd, rude and suggestive…WAIT FOR IT…sons.

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The more you know: ‘Girl Code 101’ (poetry video)

by Verdana Bold November 5, 2014 Cultura
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It’s hard to be female in America, as “gamergate” and the catcall videos show. But once you know how the system works, you can maybe find a way to make a change. Blythe Baird takes the mic with Girl Code 101.

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Not just gringas, not just NYC: A Latina walks in Hollywood (video)

by BO CHINO November 4, 2014 Cultura
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Anthropology researcher Juanita Carmelita Gonzalez and her dog Ari — Juanita is the one in the turquoise stretch pants — walked the streets of Hollywood Monday. You won’t believe what happened next! PREVIOUSLY ON JUANITA CARMELITA GONZALEZ:

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Letter to straight guys from a Latina vagina: I’m too sexy for my chonies

by LATINA VAGINA September 29, 2014 Cultura
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Dear Straight Dudes: Why, hello there, I’m a Latina vagina and I have a message for heterosexual guys. Now I know what you’re going to ask me: “How well-groomed am I?” No seas cochino! That’s none of your business, that’s personal. But I am here to, uh, talk business because I’m tired of all of […]

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Mujeres: Stop those ignorant cat-calls with CockBlok® (video)

by Verdana Bold September 10, 2014 Cultura
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Let’s face it, hermanas. Dudes yelling rude remarks when you’re walking to work is the last thing you need. What’s the first thing you need? New CockBlok® immediately moves those asshats into the Friend Zone.

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Jay Smooth: The multi-layered racism of Donald Sterling (video)

by Lucida Grandé April 29, 2014 El Now
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WBAI (NYC) DJ Jay Smooth analyzes the Donald Sterling tape chingadera and wonders why adjudicated racist Sterling needed to get caught saying something before people got pissed. East Los homeboy Sterling has been an evil guy for years. And what about the the girlfriend? PREVIOUSLY ON DONALD STERLING:

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