They are feministas and fashionistas, multicultural mamis and political pundits, cake-decorators and coupon-clippers.
They are the rising ranks of Latina bloggers. And their voices are changing the digital landscape, offering an inside view of the power and the diversity of the Latina community. “We have such vastly different experiences. That’s not something everyone understands,” says Angelica Perez-Litwin, a clinical psychologist who blogs for the Huffington Post and created New Latina, a bicultural lifestyle website.
“We are educating mainstream society, but also educating each other,” says Perez-Litwin, who notes that her goal in launching New Latina is “to change and revamp image of Latina women, to change the landscape of who we are.”