Feminism in Mexico
Feminism in Mexico is often divided chronologically into peak periods followed by lulls: the Revolutionary period (1915-1925), the Second Wave (1968-1990, peaking in 1975-1985), and the post-1990 peri...
Carmen Boullosa
Carmen Boullosa (born September 4, 1954 in Mexico City, Mexico) is a leading Mexican poet, novelist and playwright. Her work is eclectic and difficult to categorize, but it generally focuses on the i...
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Maritza Morillas
Maritza Morillas (born 1969) is a contemporary painter from Mexico. Her works are typified by dark imagery of death and decomposition. Her work also delves into social issues such as contemporary the ...
Patricia Mercado
Dora Patricia Mercado Castro (born 1957 in Ciudad Obregón, Sonora) is a Mexican feminist politician. She is a founder, former president and the 2006 presidential candidate of the extinct Socialdemocra...
Nancy Cárdenas
Nancy Cárdenas (1934–1994) was a Mexican actor and writer. She was a playwright and one of the first Mexican people to publicly declare her homosexuality.
Cárdenas earned a doctorate in Philosophy...
Dolores Jiménez y Muro
Dolores Jiménez y Muro (June 7, 1850 – October 15, 1925) was a Mexican schoolteacher and revolutionary. A native of Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico, she rose to prominence during the Mexican R...
Mexico 68
The Mexican Student Movement of 1968 was a student movement caused by an ideological clash between generations. Socialism and Capitalism also influenced the students and the government at that time. O...
Elvia Carrillo Puerto
Elvia Carrillo Puerto (1878 – 1967) was a Mexican socialist politician and feminist activist. Elvia had been married at the age of 13 and widowed by 21. She founded Mexico's first feminist leagu...
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Norma Alarcón
Norma Alarcón (born November 30, 1943) is a Chicana author, professor, and publisher in the United States. She is the founder of Third Woman Press and a major figure in Chicana feminism.
Norma Ala...
Tlatelolco massacre
The Tlatelolco massacre, also known as the Night of Tlatelolco (from a book title by the Mexican writer Elena Poniatowska), was a killing of an estimated 30 to 300 students and civilians by military a...
Tlatelolco massacre - Wikipedia
Teresa Villarreal
Teresa Villarreal González in Lampazos de Naranjo, (born 1883 Nuevo León Mexico - died, date unknown San Antonio, Texas), was an active revolutionary labor and feminist organizer, who supported the...
Astrid Hadad
Astrid Hadad is a well-known Mexican actress and performance artist. She was born in February 26, 1957, Chetumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico. She attended the National Autonomous University of Mexico, origi...
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México Posible
México Posible (English: Possible Mexico) was a Mexican political party of brief existence which took part in the midterm Mexican legislative election, 2003. The party was led by Patricia Mercado....
Rosario Ybarra
Rosario Ibarra de Piedra (born in Saltillo, Coahuila in 1927) is an activist and prominent figure in the politics of Mexico. She has been a presidential candidate and is currently the president of Com...
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Andrea Villarreal
Andrea Villareal (1881 – 1963) was a Mexican revolutionary, journalist and feminist. She was often referred to in the press as the Mexican Joan of Arc.
She gave her vocal support to the lib...
Hermila Galindo
Hermila Galindo Acosta (also known as Hermila Galindo de Topete) (1886-1954) was a Mexican feminist and a writer. She was an early supporter of many radical feminist issues, primarily sex education i...
Social Democratic Party (Mexico)
The Social Democratic Party (Spanish: Partido Socialdemócrata, PSD) was a short-lived Mexican political party.The party's first name was Social Democratic and Peasant Alternative Party (Partido Al...
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Graciela Iturbide
Graciela Iturbide (born 1942 in Mexico City) is a Mexican photographer.
Graciela Iturbide was born in Mexico in 1942, the eldest of thirteen children. She was exposed to photography early on in li...
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Norma Andrade
Norma Andrade is one of the founding members of Nuestras Hijas de Regreso a Casa A.C., a Mexican non-profit association of mothers whose daughters have been victims of female homicides in Ciudad Juáre...
Juana Belén Gutiérrez de Mendoza
Juana Belén Gutiérrez de Mendoza (27 January 1875 – 13 July 1942) was an anarchist and feminist activist, typographer, journalist and poet born in San Juan del Río, Durango, Mexico. Whi...
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Antonieta Rivas Mercado
María Antonieta Rivas Mercado Castellanos (b. Mexico City, April 28, 1900 - d. Paris, February 11, 1931) was a Mexican intellectual, writer, feminist and arts patron.
Rivas Mercado was born as the...