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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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Nominee wannabe Trump reveals where he stands on women (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz May 6, 2016 Cartoons
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On Equal Pay Day, Batgirl tells Batman: Equal pay for equal work!

by L. Segundo April 12, 2016 Cultura
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Batgirl tells Batman she wants to get paid as much as Robin for the same work. Today we observe Equal Pay Day, “…the date in the current year that represents the extra days a typical woman working full-time would have to work just to make the same as a typical man did in the previous […]

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Hey Vato! Chuy and Angie discuss modern gender roles (NSFW video)

by Comic Saenz March 9, 2016 Cartoons
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Hey Vato’s Chuy is hungry so asks his sister Angie to make some food, because that’s what women do, right? Angie is not in complete agreement. [NSFW adult language.]

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A musical reminder from Alice Bag: “‘No!’ means ‘No!'” (video, lyrics)

by Soy Capitan March 4, 2016 Cultura
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L.A. punk pioneer Alice Bag (plus friends Allison Wolfe and Rhea Tepp) want to remind the boys that No Means No. Check out the lyrics:

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New Academy Awards statuette promotes diversity (toon)

by JUNCO CANCHÉ February 26, 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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ICYMI: Las Coronelas: Bowie’s “As The World Falls Down” (video,lyrics)

by Soy Capitan January 17, 2016 Cultura
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[Originally posted Tuesday January 12] David Bowie was an inspirational artistic entity from the multiverse, creating musical ripples in the spacetime continuum and, thankfully, in South Texas as well. Listen in as San Antonio’s all-women, category-breaking Mariachi Las Coronelas wins over a skeptical crowd in this stunning performance of Bowie’s As The World Falls Down. […]

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Mariachi Las Coronelas: Bowie’s “As The World Falls Down” (video,lyrics)

by Soy Capitan January 12, 2016 Cultura
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David Bowie was an inspirational artistic entity from the multiverse, creating musical ripples in the spacetime continuum and, thankfully, in South Texas as well. Listen in as San Antonio’s all-women, category-breaking Mariachi Las Coronelas wins over a skeptical crowd in this stunning performance of Bowie’s As The World Falls Down. [Live club audio with video […]

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Home Team USA: People of Every Creed, Color, Heritage (1952 PSAs)

by Comic Saenz December 28, 2015 Cultura
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Three glorious black and white Public Service Announcements remind an “ordinary Joe” not to be “Joe Shmoe.” How? “Don’t be prejudiced.” “Negroes and whites, Jews and Christians, [women are seen but not heard],” says the cheery announcer. “We are all in this together.” Also we’re all in the circus and on the baseball diamonds, high […]

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In Texas, love is just a four-letter word (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA June 17, 2015 Cartoons
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POCHO PSA: How to NOT get raped (NSFW video)

by Verdana Bold April 9, 2015 Cultura
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Anna Akana explains how to NOT get raped. [Adult content, F-bomb, NSFW.]

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Diego Rivera’s Wife Frida Kahlo ‘Gleefully Dabbles’ in Works of Art

by HABLO PICASSO March 18, 2015 Cultura
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In the early 1930s, Frida Kahlo joined her (at the time) much more famous husband Diego Rivera in Detroit, Michigan, where he was prepping murals. The Detroit News caught up with the couple and the resulting feature story is in a new exhibit at the Detroit Institute of Art. “Senora Diego Rivera,” as she’s called […]

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A Day in the Life of a Woman: Las Cafeteras: ‘Mujer Soy’ (video)

by Soy Capitan March 16, 2015 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 Women’s History Month! (Remixed by YUKICITO.)

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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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Ask A Mexican: Do all Mexiguys want a woman who cooks? (video)

by Comic Saenz February 26, 2015 Cultura
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Dear Gustavo ¡Ask A Mexican! Arellano: Is it true that the way to a Mexican guy’s corazon is through his panza? And if so, why? [Possible F Bomb at the tail end of this video.]

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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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Woman needs stricter hubby test than ‘not a drunk, won’t beat me’

by María Purísima October 21, 2014 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from SAN ANTONIO) Sandra Ceballos made a shocking discovery Friday night when she was out with her girlfriends. The standards she’d been using to find a good husband were, as her friend Jenny put it, “appallingly low.” Ceballos, whose family is from Mexico, was raised to believe that if a man is not too […]

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Advice from HR: Do this when men stare at your breasts (video)

by Lucida Grandé October 15, 2014 Cultura
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Productivity in the workplace can suffer when men are confronted by women’s breasts, so here’s some Advice from HR for you gals: Check yourself before you wreck yourself! [Video by Danielle Langlois.]

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La Cucaracha: This just in from Murrieta… (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 15, 2014 Cartoons
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Venice High School 11th Grade: ‘It’s Not My Fault’ (music video)

by MOON GUAC June 9, 2014 Cultura
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It’s Not My Fault is an original song and music video created by a group of 11th grade students at Venice High School. Their goal was to raise awareness and prevent physical, mental and emotional abuse against women. [Video project via My Purpose Party.]

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‘Equal pay’ battle that Batgirl began is a battle that’s still raging

by Comic Saenz April 10, 2014 Cultura
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In 1963, President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act which prohibits gender discrimination in wages. Back then, women made 59 cents on average for every dollar earned by men. Fifty years later, women earn only 77 cents for every buck a guy gets, so the battle that Batgirl began is not over.

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