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Trump proposes sending the militarily to patrol the border (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz October 19, 2018 Cartoons
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Iconic Chicana Dolores Huerta has been fighting sexism since forever (video)

by Comic Saenz September 18, 2018 Cartoons

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.

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I am the fifth generation of my family in Los Angeles (video)

by Janelle Gonzales April 16, 2018 Cultura

I am the fifth generation of my family in El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora la Reina de los Ángeles. This is my story.

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Women’s History Video: To shave or not to shave is ‘A Prickly Subject’

by LA PELUDA March 26, 2018 Cultura
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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.]

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La Cucaracha: The numbers are bad news for Latina wage earners (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 16, 2017 Cartoons
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Sexual harassment is everywhere, not just Hollywood! Shocking, no?

by Dolores Quintana November 7, 2017 Cultura
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Currently, the focus is on Hollywood and Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of harassment, attacks, and/or rape by over 70 women. This evil industry. Hollywood. Shocking, no? No, carnales. Before the Weinstein story broke, Bill Cosby, the sweater-wearing, jello-eating [alleged] rapist, was accused of attacking or raping 41 women. Did we forget about him? […]

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La Cucaracha: Hollywood still lags in casting Latinos (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 23, 2017 Cartoons
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Why there a ‘Penis Seat’ in the Mexico City metro? (videos)

by Verdana Bold March 31, 2017 Cultura
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The Mexico City Metro has installed a “penis seat” in one of its subway cars, featuring a molded likeness of a man’s torso and penis. Por que? They hope to get men thinking about the sexual harrassment Mexico City mujeres have to put up with every pinche day. Trade magazine Adweek reports:

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International Women’s Day: Las Cafeteras ‘Mujer Soy’ (video)

by Soy Capitan March 8, 2017 Audio
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In Mujer Soy, by Las Cafeteras, we see a day in the real life of Maryann Aguirre, a woman from East Los Angeles. Happy International Women’s Day! (Remixed by YUKICITO.)

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Refugees: ‘Where do we go from here?’ (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA February 1, 2017 Cartoons
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BBC Video: Lucha libre — not just for hombres anymore

by Verdana Bold December 9, 2016 Cultura
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Lucha libre is no longer just for men, as Marcela and her friends explain to the BBC.

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Never-published ‘Alt-Right’ tabloid front page called HRC win an ‘attack’

by Comic Saenz November 9, 2016 Cartoons
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(PNS reporting from the ALT YORK CITY, ALT YORK) The Wednesday issue of the local “Alt-Right” newspaper — The Putin Press & Patriot — was prepared to report a Hillary Clinton’s election victory as an “attack” on America, PNS has learned (photo.) [Editor’s Note: A “newspaper” is an pre-Millennial period analog instantiation of intellectual property […]

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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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A woman in the White House is just the start: ‘Madam President’

by Verdana Bold July 29, 2016 El Now
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Democrat Hillary Clinton is already making history. And come November, she could achieve another milestone: Becoming America’s first Madam President. Yet behind the groundbreaking nature of her candidacy lies an absence of women in elected office. The U.S. lags behind the rest of the world in female representation at the national level,

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From the Library of Congress: The sky is now her limit (1920 toon)

by HABLO PICASSO July 29, 2016 Cartoons
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In August of 1920, American women finally got the right to vote. Cartoonist Elmer Andrews “E.A.” Bushnell used the occasion to predict that a woman could/would/should become President of the United States. [Click on the image to enlarge.] Here’s the Library of Congress listing for this image: Title: [The sky is now her limit] / […]

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La Chingona Sandeh stitches to empower mujeres (photos)

by HABLO PICASSO July 8, 2016 Cartoons
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“Sandy Perez picked up her first embroidery hoop three years ago, and what started as a hobby quickly turned into a passion project as she stitched empowering feminist messages and humorous pop cultural references into her designs,” Huffington Post explains.

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