Stop stigmatizing us as you dimensional characters — either voluptuous seductresses or submissive maids
Erika L. Sanchez
3, 2014 3:00AM (UTC february)
This short article initially appeared on AlterNet.
If you decide to believe your television, you would think all Latinas are immaculately dressed spitfires or docile maids. With regards to Latino people—especially women—it’s just as if the television got stuck within the 1950s.
While these identities aren’t in themselves incorrect or harmful, the situation is based on the reality that they are the only portrayals people are subjected to.