The Most Radical Thing A Woman Can Do Is Own Her Body

A recent tumblr find, led me to the remarkable work of Stacyann Chin.

Read More

Explosion of Latina Bloggers

LATINAS ARE EVERYWHERE! click image to watch video on Today Mom’s Check out interview with Blogueras Carrie Ferguson Weir of TikiTikiBlog.com and Bilingual In The Boonies, Melanie Edwards of ModernMami.com and Ana Flores of SpanglishBaby.com at BlogHer. And don’t miss post on Wired Latinos on Blogs by Latinas founder Monique Frausto.

Read More

Blurring Boundaries Between Jewish Denominations

Excerpt from the Tzit Tzit: Fiber Art and Jewish Identity Exhibition Catalog, by curator Ben Schacter. Maya Escobar is a Latina Jew who relishes her ability to blur the boundaries not only between cultures but Jewish denominations. Her Shomer Negiah Panites is an extreme example. The expression shomer negiah refers to the law that limits…

Read More

Savvy Latina: Smart. Sexy. Stylish.

Recently I had the honor of being featured on Savvy Latina. Savvy Latina is more than just an online publication; it’s a lifestyle. Savvy Latina is here to fill a void for today’s successful, stylized & sophisticated Latina. Savvy Latina is dedicated to keeping in step and following topics important to today’s Latina. Savvy Latina…

Read More

Photo Booth Pt 2

Being a performance artist is fun. Having a mac allows you to seamlessly document your real life alongside your performance life. Can you tell which pictures are real and which ones are from performances?

Read More

Photo Booth

Being a performance artist is fun. Having a mac allows you to seamlessly document your real life alongside your performance life. Can you tell which pictures are real and which ones are from performances?

Read More

Jewish Women on DovBear

Last night @DovBear sent me this tweet: @Mayaescobar posted your jewish women clip w\o realizing it was parody. A little too well done. 😉 I visited his blog and found a post on Jewish Women called Too much kool-aid. The comments generated by this post are really interesting and address the video from a multitude…

Read More

Latina Women Respond

Recently Latina Role Model was featured on TikiTiki Blog: stories with cultura, color and sabor, in a post by Carrie Ferguson Weir called Smart Latina vs. Sexy Latina.  Carrie asked readers: So, has your Smart Latina run up against the Sexy Latina? What do you see when you watch Maya’s video? What does it bring…

Read More

Just For Jewish Girls

excerpt from article in The Jewish Chronicle by Justin Jacobs Walk into the Saint Vincent College art gallery in Latrobe and the first thing you’ll see is a wall covered in brightly colored women’s panties. Not the most common item on display at this small, staunchly Catholic institution, but peek a little closer — each…

Read More