diasporadash: afrolatinoforum: Red de Mujeres Afro-latinoamericanas, Afrocaribeñas y de la Diáspora, Encuentro Diaspora Afro, Where and When I Enter, the Caribbean Cultural Center & African Diaspora Institute and the Afrolatin@ Projectinvite you to attend a panel discussion MONDAY SEPTEMBER 22, 20146-8:30 PM "THE STATE OF BLACK WOMEN IN LATIN AMERIC
If you are in NYC join me at the Brooklyn Book Fest as I celebrate my homegirl Jennifer Cruté. She will be speaking about her work as a bisexual Black woman comic artist and writer. Her session info is (if you can’t read the above image) Brooklyn Historical Society (128 Pierrepont St) 1pm Sex, Drugs, Dysfunctional Families—-Plus Witches! Hilarious stories f
Latina feminist scholar talks the life & work of Vanessa del Rio: original title: “Feminist critic talks life of Latina porn star” Vanessa Del Rio does not only consider herself the most legendary Latino pornography star of the 1970s. so the title is totally misleading (it’s above posted) and it seems like Rodriguez is critiquing her life’s work and that
latinegrasexologist: Lesson: The field in the US is very racially white. Changing that will mean expanding who is identified as a “sexologist” and you will embrace that expansion because it means inclusion. Life Lesson: Expanding who one identifies as a “sexologist” or even “sex educator” or “sex worker” can lead to inclusion. There are some folks who will n
latino-diversity: An Afro Bolivian woman and her baby Afro Bolivians are unique in that they’ve adopted many of cultural practices, traditions, and attire of the Aymara people who are the largest Indigenous group native to Bolivia. Most Afro Bolivians not only speak Spanish but also the Aymara language fluently.
thebookbyitscover: María Ligia Chaverra (featured in the video above) She is a human rights defender in the Afro-Colombian community from Curbaradó River Basin, Las Camelias Humanitarian Zone who is facing threats from both sides of the armed conflict. A land rights leader, she has faced intimidation and harassment by armed groups, as well as constantly faci
latinegrasexologist: Lesson: The US field of sexology was built on the bodies of enslaved Africans and indigenous people. You are not allowed to ever forget this. Life Lesson: Because so many others will forget, happily. They will forget and that erasure will seep into the work they do and it will continue to erase the humanity and needs of those who are mos