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A Latina Heroes Playlist

It’s National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15) so what better way to celebrate than by checking out some great feminist Latina and Hispanic artists! From Tejano Goddess Selena to punk rockers Las Kellies, these women show the wonderful diversity within Hispanic music.   Advertisements

FEMEN: Flower-Crowned Islamophobia

What do you get when you mix white women, flower crowns, racism and colonial imperialism? FEMEN! Unfortunately, FEMEN and their actions are no laughing matter. Self-described as a “radically feminist” organization, FEMEN’s roots are in protesting against sex trafficking of Ukrainian women and demonstrating for pro-choice legislation in Ukraine. The group was founded in Kiev,…