Latinx and Hispanic Businesses to Support

Hola! It's Latinx heritage month; for some reason, it's from September 15 to October 15. Weird dates aside, I celebrate my Puerto Rican culture all year round, just with a little more emphasis this month. No matter your culture, it's always essential to learn about our culture and history. Even if you are not part of the Latinx community or just love In the Heights, I have put together a list of Latinx-owned businesses to support. Next time you shop for something, maybe think of these brands first!

VMAs Vs. Met Gala: My Favorite Looks

The pandemic has changed a lot in fashion. The Met Gala, considered the super bowl of fashion, was canceled last year and I can say I was not the only one who was disappointed. Every year, I am always glued to my TV watching the red carpet on E! to see what the celebrities are … Continue reading VMAs Vs. Met Gala: My Favorite Looks

Texas’ New Laws? About Ending Abortion or About Controlling Women?

Recently, extreme abortion bands have been passed in many states across the country. But Texas has passed the most extreme ones yet. Many "pro-life" supporters fail to realize that no matter how many laws they enact, they will never stop a woman from obtaining an abortion. One of the main goals is to challenge Roe. vs. Wade, the Supreme Court case legalizing abortion nationwide. These bills are also not about ending abortion entirely but mainly about controlling women.  

A Modern Cruella

Ciao! Disney's new Cruella movie is out, and I loved it, especially the punk, 1970s British fashion! Cruella is one of my favorite Disney villains and a fashion icon. I think a lot f us can relate to Cruella when she says " from a younger age, I realized I saw the world differently from everyone else." But if she has taught us anything it's dare to be different. "Being normal is vastly overrated." Oh, wait wrong movie! “I like to say that ‘normal’ is the cruelest insult of them all, and at least I never get that.” There we go. I did a Cruella look in my modern-day Disney villains post, which you can check out here. In honor of the movie, I put together Cruella-inspired looks using Hot Topic and Her Universe's collections.

Why the US Women’s Soccer Team Needs to be Paid Equally

Ciao everyone. Except those who don't think the women's soccer team should be paid equally. We know I am am very much a girly girl and not at all athletic. I couldn't care less about professional sports or how much athletes get paid. But as a feminist I do care about the pay gap between the professional men's and women's soccer teams. In terms of Gender equality the United States is 28th in the world. The WUSST (women's US soccer team) is no exception. The Women's U.S. soccer team is one of the best in the world, yet they are not paid like it. There is a huge pay gap between the two teams and in this post I look to explore why that is and why it is unfair.

Florida’s Betram High Yearbook and why we need to Stop Sexualizing Young Females

In may, a Florida high school near Jacksonville edited 80 females' yearbook photos for so-called "modesty." The faculty yearbook advisor ultimately decided to edit the photos because the outfits in the photos allegedly violated the school's dress code. The school told the media the code states that girls must dress modestly and cover their chest … Continue reading Florida’s Betram High Yearbook and why we need to Stop Sexualizing Young Females

Asian and Pacific Islander Businesses to Support

A lot of businesses have struggled as a result of the pandemic. But ones owned by Asian Americans, immigrants and Pacific islanders have been specifically hit hard. Especially given the outright racism, discrimination and hate they have been getting lately. Its always important to support diverse businesses, yet given much of the racism, Asian American … Continue reading Asian and Pacific Islander Businesses to Support