Identity

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In-betweenness: Young Latinas and Identity       The Huffington Post – LATINO VOICES 07/28/2016 12:05 pm ET This Poem Is A Powerful Reminder Of What It Means To Be Latino American video with audio Edna A. Viruell-Fuentes’ qualitative research suggest that for Latino women the stress involved in negotiating ethnic identity under a stigmatizing environments […]

La Cantaleta: The Hidden Cry for Help

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“Recógeme eso! ¡Ponte a limpiar coño! ¡Muchacha de mierda! ¡Levántate! ¡Ahora! ¿Y porque tu no estás? ¡Tu amas a tus amigos mas que a mi! ¡Si te tengo que decir otra ves! Me duele la espalda. Hazme un té.” Of all the things I remember about my childhood, one distinct recurring memory I have is […]

Why Are Hispanic Teens Prone to Suicidal Thoughts? | The Right Step

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. A recent study found that Hispanic teens are much more likely to have suicidal thoughts than their non-Hispanic peers. Suicidal thoughts or attempts are not unusual for teenagers. It is a tumultuous time during which a young person is trying to figure out who she is and what her future will look like. Source: […]

Young Latinas’ rate of suicide attempts requires sustained action | The Star-Telegram

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Studies repeatedly show teenage suicide attempts among Latinas outpace those of girls and boys from other ethnic or racial groups in the U.S. Source: Young Latinas’ rate of suicide attempts requires sustained action | The Star-Telegram