Girl Talk for Girls


Fighting Latina Stereotypes

Chicas share their thoughts on Latina stereotypes. “In the media, Latinas are usually portrayed as three silly and flat characters: the chola, the maid, and the home wrecker. The chola portrays the typical thin eyebrowed, thug girl that goes around low income neighborhoods beating everyone up. With this stereotype the ‘chola’ aesthetic is slandered and… Read more

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Advice: Dealing with Anxiety, Bullying, and Shyness

Young Latinitas gave some advice on issues that may affect all of us at one time to another. We have all dealt with anxiety, bullying or being shy on certain occasions. We get it; we’ve all been there, and these girls are here to give some advice on some of these issues. Here’s what you can do if… Read more


9 Tips to Being BFFs with Your Mom

Is your mom your best friend or your  enemy? Do you argue constantly and can’t seem to get along? Your mom can be the coolest person you know and can sometimes become the person you don’t ever want to talk to again. Believe it or not there are ways to improve the relationship with your… Read more


Girl Talk: Becoming a Chica Poderosa

I don’t often think of myself as a powerful woman. It usually takes some reminder, like Latinitas asking me to guest blog, for me to take a step back (away from doubts, insecurities, and tasks that occupy my mind) and say, “Hey, you know what? I am a chica poderosa.” So that would be my… Read more


Healthy Chica Tips

Healthy chicas share their top tips to staying healthy.  1. Focus on the Whole You Being healthy not only means taking care of your physical health, but also focusing on your overall mental and emotional health as well. “You not only have to focus on being physically healthy or good eating habits, but also being… Read more


Making Your Desk a Little Happier

Written by Elena Barrera-Walters Having a clean, organized, and inviting desk is the best way to get your work done, no matter the time of year. Sometimes, though, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the clutter and piles of pencils, in which case, that’s where this can help you. YOU NEED: a desk a… Read more


Girl Talk: Loving Those Who are in Love

Valentine’s Day is far away, yes, but let’s take some time to talk about couples and the growing habit of people’s negativity against couples. Some people will groan, gag, or poke fun when a gooey-eyed girl talks about how her boyfriend gave her flowers, or at other romantic stories like that. Admit it, we all… Read more

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Avoid the Boy Drama

There’s a really dreamy guy who you and your friend just “ooh” and “ahh” over. Everyone thinks he is just the best guy in the whole wide world, a total cutie. One day your wish comes true: He talks to you and thinks you are pretty awesome. But, the hard part, what about your friend… Read more

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Me, Myself, and I

We live in a very social world, constantly surrounded by people. Even when we’re at home and no one’s around we can still communicate through e-mail and texting and social media, so even then we’re not “alone.” We’re always told that when someone is alone they must be sad or have no friends, when in… Read more

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Advice to My 13 Year-Old Self

Latinitas celebrated Women’s History Month by hosting a blog-a-thon. Members of the community shared heartfelt advice they wish they were told when they were 13 years old. “Popularity is a big one. When I was thirteen I tried hard to be an extrovert, and I thought being ‘shy’ was a weakness. Whenever someone ignored… Read more