Self2021-10-05T05:28:56-04:00

A Brief History of Lingerie

Self|MAUDE X LATINA 

A Brief History of Lingerie

From corsets to Calvin Klein. In the realm of sartorial expression, lingerie can feel a bit oxymoronic. For one, it’s typically designed to live under your clothes...which feels contradictory to the whole project of fashion (fashions without exhibitionism??!). Moreover, in practice, we often put it on expressly to...take off. Sure, technically you also take [...]

How Astronauts Masturbate in Space

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How Astronauts Masturbate in Space

If the landing module’s a-rockin’, don’t come a-knockin.’ Officially, nobody has ever had sex in space. What about solo sex, though? It’s not something NASA has ever been particularly keen to talk about, but certain things can be figured out based on how the rest of the body is treated [...]

How 31-year-old Twin DJs Coco and Breezy Built a Successful Eyewear Brand

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How 31-year-old Twin DJs Coco and Breezy Built a Successful Eyewear Brand

When designers and DJs Corianna and Brianna Dotson — better known as Coco and Breezy — were growing up, they always felt like outsiders. The twin sisters were the only Afro-Latinas at their high school in Minnesota and would frequently get questioned about their hair, their outfits, and the arroz con [...]

Salt Spell and Evette XO Create a La Catrina Look for Dia de los Muertos

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Salt Spell and Evette XO Create a La Catrina Look for Dia de los Muertos

Latina partners with el Jimador to celebrate Dia de los Muertos 2021. As part of this partnership, el Jimador tapped Salt Spell founder Mariana McGrath and Andrea Ortega Costigan to create a La Catrina makeup look in celebration of Dia de los Muertos. The sought-after makeup artists collaborated with beauty influencer Blanca Garcia [...]

Q&A: Multimedia Journalist Victoria Leandra on Developing a Podcast, Telling Nuanced Stories, and Breaking Mental Barriers

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Q&A: Multimedia Journalist Victoria Leandra on Developing a Podcast, Telling Nuanced Stories, and Breaking Mental Barriers

Name: Victoria Leandra Age: 25 Homebase: New York City, but I'm traveling and working remote at the moment Tu país: Puerto Rico ¡Boricua aunque naciera en la luna! Describe your professional role(s):  EL ADN Podcast, Creator and Host EL ADN interview series first began as an Instagram LIVE show during the [...]

Q&A: DEI Champion Yari Blanco on Authenticity and Resilience in the Workplace

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Q&A: DEI Champion Yari Blanco on Authenticity and Resilience in the Workplace

Name: Yari Blanco Age: 35 Homebase: Los Angeles and NYC Tu país: Dominican Republic Describe your professional role(s):  Head of Multicultural Partnerships at Twitter What's been your journey to your current profession?  Many ups, some downs but mostly a lot of moments full of gratitude because I'm always prepared when new opportunities arise. [...]