Feminist Theory Website

Chicana / Latina Feminism

Chicana / Latina Feminism

Feminists on
This Website:

Linda Martin Alcoff

Linda Lopez McAlister

Feminists on
Other Sites:

Maria Lugones

Ofelia Schutte

Other Feminists:

Gloria Anzaldua

Internet Links

[Some of this information was contributed by Catriona Rueda Esquibel.]

The Chicana - Latina Studies site at UCLA can be reached here.

Another great resource for Chicana feminism is here.

There is an excellent bibliography of Chicana lesbian fiction available here.

You can read "The Thesis Prospectus: Mexican Feminists of the early 20th century: Precursors to Chicana Feminism" here.

You can read "Chicana Feminsm As It Has Progressed" here.


      Anzaldua, Gloria. Haciendo Caras / Making Face / Making Soul. Aunt Lute Books, 1990. [You can read about this book here.]

      Blea, Irene I. U.S. Chicanas and Latinas Within a Global Context.: Women of Color at the Fourth World Women's Conference. 1997.

      Cotera, Martha. "The Chicana Feminist." [You can read a summary of this article here.]

      Espín, Oliva. Latina Realities: Essays on Healing, Migration, and Sexuality.

      Garcia, Alma M., ed. Chicana Feminist Thought: The Basic Historical Writings. NY: Routledge, 1997.

      Gonzalez, Maria C. Contemporary Mexican-American Women Novelists: Toward a Feminist Identity. 1996.

      Miranoez, Enriquez. "The Birth of Chicana Feminism." [You can read a summary of this article here.]

      Moraga, Cherrie and Gloria Anzaldua. This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color. 1981.

      Pardo, Mary S. Mexican American Women Activists: Identity and Resistance in Two Los Angeles Communities. 1998. [You can read a summary of this book here.]

      Romero, Mary, Pierette Hondagneu-Sotelo, and Vilma Ortiz, ed. Challenging Fronteras: Structuring Latina and Latino Lives in the U.S.. NY: Routledge, 1997.

      Trujillo, Carla, ed. Living Chicana Theory. Third Woman Press, 1998.

      Vidal, Mirta. Chicanas Speak Out. Pathfinder Press, 1971. [You can read this entire book here.]

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