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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 278–294.
Published: 01 October 2020
... of “reconstructing testimonio” to center their own stories and storytelling in the anthology (13). 4 Black, Indigenous, and Latina feminisms should not be collapsed as each have their own histories, traditions, and genealogies. However, key texts have explored connections and departures in Indigenous...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 249–252.
Published: 01 October 2019
... scholarship on Latin American, Caribbean, and Latina feminisms and women’s movements, a commitment sparked when she was one of a handful of U.S. women in attendance at the first Latin American and Caribbean Feminists Encuentro held in Bogotá, Colombia in 1980. In the edited volumes, book chapters, journal...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 239–249.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., speaking, and behaving are patently wrong and, moreover, legally punishable. Likewise, among the victories of multiple antiracist/antinativist movements was making denigrating discourse verboten, at least in the public sphere and educational settings. And in fact, my first child, a millennial Latina who...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 340–362.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and her co-authors have documented the history of women of color creating their own reproductive health organizations in the 1980s and 1990s; some of the groups profiled include the National Black Women’s Health Project (now known as the Black Women’s Health Imperative) in 1984, the National Latina Health...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 169–195.
Published: 01 December 2020
... investments in protecting the Catholic version of the Virgin of Guadalupe and Chicana feminist reinterpretations. Works Cited ALLGO Austin Latino/Latina Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Organization . 2002 . “ Lotería Jotería. ” Organization Web site. 30 November 2002 . http...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 279–307.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Lourdes Torres Abstract While in the last decades there has been a proliferation of writings by Latina lesbians who theorize issues of intersectionality, missing still are the voices and analyses of Puerto Rican lesbians who articulate the specificity of Puerto Rican sexual, racial, national...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 522–547.
Published: 01 December 2020
.... Importantly, the politics of prison abolition are fundamentally shaped by each group’s particular relationship to racial slavery and settler colonialism. While this essay does not focus on the particulars of Latina migrants, for example, who are increasingly targeted for captivity (see Escobar 2009), it does...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Ernestine . 1997 . “ ‘I’m Here, but I’m There’: The Meanings of Latina Transnational Motherhood .” Gender and Society 11 , no. 5 : 548 – 71 . Hudson Michael . 2003 . Super Imperialism: The Origin and Fundamentals of U.S. World Dominance . Sterling, VA : Pluto Press . Hudson Peter...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 439–462.
Published: 01 December 2020
...” is the centerpiece of her hip-hop feminism (Morgan 1995 , 152), Gwendolyn Pough argues that the labor of contemporary Black feminism should be articulating a “message of self-love” (Pough 2003 , 241), and bell hooks reminds us that “all the great movements for social justice in our society have strongly emphasized...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 149–201.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and federadas together as women transcend the social hierarchies between them. Echoing the lessons of Third Wave/World feminism, a common banner of womanhood did not erase the differences and inequalities among women. gender patriarchy identity politics prostitution Cuba social change Conscious...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 389–409.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of modern feminism in their efforts to define themselves and control their representation, wresting their image from the classic stereotypes of the Mammy, the hot-blooded Latina, and the Asian Butterfly and Dragon Lady, both. Despite their growing influence in mass culture, however, these representations...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 April 2020
...). 3 I use this term advisedly in light of the multiplicity of terms used by these women themselves— Mexicana , tejana , California , Chicana , Latina , raza , Mexican American, etc. 4 Over the eighty years that followed, the ceded territory became the states of Arizona, California...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 323–347.
Published: 01 October 2020
... even leaving a dollar for bologna or a note explaining how come,” Cisneros underscores the overwhelming intersectional hardships Rosa faces as an impoverished Latina single mother, abandoned by her male partner, who has left her with “too much” on her figurative plate and nothing on her literal one...