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Patricia Valoy, Juliana Pache, Favianna Rodriguez, Feminists

From left: Patricia Valoy, Favianna Rodriguez, and Juliana Pache

photo: Marissa Pina, Vivala

Latina and feminist are both terms that carry with them tremendous weight. They can both also get confusing once you begin to talk to people with unique upbringings and individual experiences.

We reached out to six women who shared their views on what these blended terms mean to them personally. Some have sharply defined answers, while others chose more fluid descriptions. It's a lesson in how diverse we are as a community, and how much we can learn from different perspectives, because let's be real: There isn't a right answer here.

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Get to know these women as they answer what being a Latina feminist means to them. What you'll find will, at the very least, make you think.