Self2022-04-15T06:11:41-04:00

Brazilian Fashion Model Juliana Nalú on the Meaning of Home and Global Representation

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Brazilian Fashion Model Juliana Nalú on the Meaning of Home and Global Representation

Rio de Janeiro’s born-and-bred, 24-year old model Juliana Nalú has always been a dreamer. At the early age of 6, Nalú announced to her mom that she wanted to be a globally known model. At the time, she lived with her mom and brother, Douglas, in the favela Complexo do [...]

Five Black and Latinx Artists Who Expand Definitions of Love, Healing, and Community

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Five Black and Latinx Artists Who Expand Definitions of Love, Healing, and Community

Latina is highlighting the work of Latinx creatives and visual artists through NYC art guides and thematic stories in our new column, Curated by KCV. Each month, Art Curator and Processa founder, Kiara Cristina Ventura, will speak on exhibitions and inspirational artists that everyone should keep on their radar from [...]

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: Victoria Leandra on Developing a Podcast and Telling Nuanced Stories

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Q&A: Victoria Leandra on Developing a Podcast and Telling Nuanced Stories

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 [...]