For Fresno’s Gabrielle Rivas, acceptance among the Latinx community was always hard to find. As a light-skinned Latina, Rivas constantly faced discrimination from within her own ethnic group who couldn’t understand the diversity of the Latinx community. “As a white-passing Latina, it is difficult negotiating identity when myself and others are pushed away from the […]Read More Struggling With My Identity As A White Passing Latina
A Latina teen grew up dealing with people questioning her identity because she didn’t speak Spanish and has curly hair. A trip to another part of California changed the way she thinks about her culture. “There, I saw Latinos with many different skin tones, types of hair, and levels of Spanish fluency.” Listen to the […]Read More Am I Latina enough?