This article originally appeared on Cosmopolitan. Hollywood would have you believe that we all have curves like Sofia Vergara, perfectly caramel-colored skin like Eva Mendes, and dance like Shakira, and alas, I'm here to tell you it's not true. Here, 10 myths that just won't die. We're all teen moms. Some of us had mothers who wouldn't even let us date until we were almost out of high school love you, momma! We all dance salsa.
10 Myths About Latinas That Just Won't Die
Latinas Secret Confessions About Sex
From language barriers and limited health care access to religious stigmas, sex education among Latino millennials is strongly affected by a set of political, cultural and economic factors that are out of their control. NLIRH looks to expose and upend the system that stigmatizes sex for women and to encourage Latinas to own their sexuality. Gonzalez-Rojas says many Latina millennials are susceptible to sexually transmitted diseases often due to simple ignorance, which increases the potential harm from common STDs such as HPV, which can lead to cervical, vulvar and penile cancer. Gonzalez-Rojas recommends regular checkups with a gynecologist, STD testing and protected sex be it male and female condoms or dental dams. Gonzalez-Rojas admits not everyone has the same access to health care, so she advises taking advantage of free clinics, organizations like the NLIRH and technology.
Personality Disorders and Psychological Functioning Among Latina Women with Eating Disorders
Little is known about personality disorders PD and comorbidities amongst Latinas with eating disorders ED. The dysregulation and chronicity of PDs can complicate and augment the symptomatology of EDs. This set of analyses provide a preliminary examination of PD and psychopathology in a sample of Latina women with ED.
Mispronounce her name. I don't care if her name is super-hard to pronounce, like Xochitl. If you can't get her name right, you can't get her number.