Social media by other Black Latinxs has helped Gotay find a community.
Diverse literature for young adults is essential.
People across the gender, sexuality, and ability spectrum get pregnant and deserve to have their experiences reflected in literature.
Through the book, young Afro-Latinas are able to relate to Gabriel’s poems and learn that standing firmly in one’s truth is one of the best ways to achieve your dreams.
And since millennials and generation X are two of the most open and fluid demographics, it’s important these topics aren’t cis- and heteronormative.
Our mindset with young pregnant and parenting people has to be uplifting, strong, sincere and genuine.
Black mothers, whether they’re famous or not, always seem to be under attack.
Although I have grown to accept my body in many ways, the pressures of society and the weight of patriarchy make this a journey. A journey that has its ups and downs.
Here are eight ways to break through the “strong Black woman” stereotype, get in touch with your emotions, and get help.
As someone who was a student parent, I would have liked to see more conversations about the ways in which Title IX provides protection to student parents from the hostile environments they have to navigate to continue and complete their educations.