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15 Feminist Lessons From Elena Alvarez

THIS is the character we've been looking for.

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11. On being a strong and independent woman

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"You keep saying that you want me to be this strong, independent woman like you. And then, when I tell you that I don’t want to be a part of something that I think is a misogynistic cultural ritual, you tell me to shut up, do it anyway."

12. On being a strong and independent woman (pt. 2)

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"He rejects me, I full-on fake cry, Abuelita feels guilty and boom! I escape the patriarchal tradition of having to be escorted to my quinces, and instead grow out my unibrow and read a poem about Frida Kahlo!"

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