GIRLS ONLY

Welcome to our digital magazine for girls 11-13 only! We have a section for every Latina girls’s needs from advice to fashion, school tips to entertainment, health to beauty and interviews to poetry. We are a magazine by Latina girls, for Latina girls! This is your space to express yourself. If you want to have your writing or art featured on our pages, send us your submission and get published. If you have an idea for an article, just send us a message. Check out these recent stories by Latinitas just like you.

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6 Latina Olympians to Watch

Although summer may be more than halfway through already, there is still plenty to look forward to with the Rio Olympics just around the corner. As the August games approach, those prestigious spots on the U.S. national team are filling up fast, many of them by Latina athletes. Balancing elite physical training with families, academics,… Read more

Fun Stuff for Girls

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Spotlight: 5 Latina Athletes

Have you heard of these leading Latina athletes? Check them out: Diana Taurasi Outstanding basketball player, and  two-time winner of the Big East Player of the Year award. Since her childhood, Taurasi has shown immense talent by winning several awards and tournaments. Now, she is a three-times WNBA champion, six times All-Star champion. Amy Rodriguez Rodriguez, a Cuban… Read more

Get Real for Girls

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True Stories: Cultural Struggles

Fandi and Ariadne share their experience with cultural obstacles. “I’ve had struggles with my culture before, and one of the most recent ones has been when I decided to come to study here in the US, my parents where really happy about it but the rest of my family wasn’t exactly delighted with this. My… Read more

Her History for Girls

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Career Spotlight: History Professor

Irma Victoria Montelongo received her Ph.D. in Borderlands History from the University of Texas at El Paso.  Her fields of study include Gender and Sexuality, Latin American History, U.S. History with a sub-field in Immigration Studies, and Borderlands History with a sub-field in Race and Ethnic Studies.  Her research and teaching interests focus on race,… Read more

Latina Beat for Girls

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Mi Barrio: Female Saints and Heroes Exhibit

The exhibit of Female Saints and Heroes, on display at the El Paso Museum of Art (EPMA), is not unlike the women portrayed in the collection of paintings. Tucked away in the innermost point of the museum, this exhibit showcases a modest 26-piece collection of petite paintings, which would seem rather unremarkable at first glance… Read more

Your View for Girls

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OMG, She Did Not Just Say THAT!

  I’ve always been the kind of girl who has the answer to every question in class, and for some reason my teachers prefer to pick on the kid who doesn’t pay attention. One day, when I eleven and just in the fifth grade, I raised my hand. I wasn’t called on but I forgot to… Read more