Stories by Erika L. Sanchez

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Posted on: May 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Criminalization of pregnancy and unpaid maternity leave are some of the obstacles mothers face in the U.S.

Posted on: Jan 29, 2014, Source: AlterNet

We're not all sexy spitfires or docile maids.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Latinas and African-American women are especially susceptible.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2013, Source: The Guardian

Standardized testing means more rote memorization and less time for creativity. Students aren't prepared for college and life.

Posted on: Oct 16, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Orgies have been happening throughout history, yet remain taboo.

Posted on: Aug 23, 2013, Source: AlterNet

I've worked through the sex shame imposed by my traditional Mexican upbringing.

Posted on: Aug 5, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The adulation of traditional masculinity causes many Latino men who have sex with other men to lead hidden lives.

Posted on: Jun 26, 2012, Source: AlterNet

In addition to the danger migrants encounter in the desert, they also have to worry about widespread Border Patrol abuse.