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

Q&A: Creative Strategist & Brand Partnerships Liaison Briana Mendez Seeks Out Collective Latinx Wisdom

Self|LAS MUJERES DOIN' THE WORK 

Q&A: Creative Strategist & Brand Partnerships Liaison Briana Mendez Seeks Out Collective Latinx Wisdom

Name: Briana Mendez Age: 28 Homebase: Tampa, Florida Tu país: Puerto Rico Describe your professional role(s):  Co-founder of La Nueva Link, Creative Strategist & Brand Partnerships What's been your journey to your current profession?  I’ll never forget those moments feeling seen in my bi-cultural identity as a Puerto Rican growing up in [...]

Q&A: Inclusive Creative and Marketing Strategy Executive Deb Renteria Pushes Pa’lante

Self|LAS MUJERES DOIN' THE WORK 

Q&A: Inclusive Creative and Marketing Strategy Executive Deb Renteria Pushes Pa’lante

Name: Deborah “Deb” Renteria Age: 31 Homebase: Harlem, NY to Los Angeles, CA Tu país: Mexico Describe your professional role(s):  Co-founder of La Nueva Link & Executive Director of Inclusive Creative and Marketing Strategy at Lionsgate What's been your journey to your current profession?  3 words: Creativity, Healing, and Sacrifice. The moment [...]

How to Prevent UTIs

Self|MAUDE X LATINA 

How to Prevent UTIs

Beyond merely urinating after sex. Hell hath no fury like an infected urinary tract. And for those of us susceptible to the wrath of the dreaded UTI, it’s rarely an isolated instance. Once the seal is broken...well, you know the drill.  Now, the most colloquial consensus on UTIs is pretty uniform: the [...]

Why Sex is Painful for Some Women

Self|MAUDE X LATINA 

Why Sex is Painful for Some Women

Pinning down the root cause is the first step to a solution. Unless you're toying with bondage, sex should not be painful. But for many people with vaginas, it can be all too common. According to a 2014 study, anywhere from 10 to 20% of women in the United States experience dyspareunia—recurrent [...]

Phallus Myths

Self|MAUDE X LATINA 

Phallus Myths

Debunking common misconceptions and declarations. Much like the vagina or, say, Greek antiquity, the penis is rife with mythology. For all its plentiful capabilities, it’s also a vessel for ample misinformation, much of which is widely believed to be true. So it follows that the owners of said sex orangs oft find [...]

Why Do Women Orgasm?

Self|MAUDE x LATINA 

Why Do Women Orgasm?

It may be evolutionary—or not. Sex is about more than just the orgasm—but it’s hard to resist the satisfaction of a climax. Unfortunately, though, orgasms aren’t always as easily achieved for some people as others: a 2017 study of cis-gendered participants found that bisexual and straight women were about 20% less likely to [...]

How to Have an Open Relationship

Self|MAUDE x LATINA 

How to Have an Open Relationship

A few keys to making consensual non-monogamy successful. Monogamy is the preferred M.O. for most people in relationships, right? Well, not exactly. Research conducted by social psychologist Dr. Justin Lehmiller revealed that one of the most common things that people in the United States fantasize about is being in an [...]