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Cuerpo

Latinxs exploring our varied relationships with our bodies and creating homes within ourselves.

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    I Didn’t Think My Disabled Body Could Be Beautiful — Now I Know Better

    I Didn’t Think My Disabled Body Could Be Beautiful — Now I Know Better

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    Refinery29 - Tamara Mena

    When I was as young as eight years old, I remember not feeling beautiful. I wasn’t tall, I didn’t have green or blue eyes, and my hair wasn’t blond. Instead, I had brown eyes and brown hair. I didn’t think I was ugly. I was just average, maybe a little less than — at least that’s how I felt. I …

    My Black Latina Body Doesn’t Make Me Desirable. I Do

    My Black Latina Body Doesn’t Make Me Desirable. I Do

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    Refinery29 - Gloria Malone

    When meeting potential romantic suitors, I find myself refraining from sharing that I’m Dominican. It’s not that I’m ashamed; with my friends, I’ll yell my Quisqueya pride from New York rooftops. But it’s not always safe for me to bring up my birthplace and cultural identity when dating because …

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