Posts:September 2020, Diversity

Hispanic, Latino, Latin(x), Spanish: Clarifying Terms for Hispanic Heritage Month

by Giannina Seaman| September 18, 2020

Saludos! For many years I identified as Hispanic, and, as I got older and more informed, I navigated toward now identifying as Latina. My reasons for changing how I identify are part political—regarding the origins of how the term Hispanic came about—and part personal: I am from Latin America—specifically Peru—and found that calling myself Latina […]