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Anti-woman messaging is pervasive across the internet, and though the outrage is largely anonymous online, it can spill out into the physical world.

For "male supremacists," a woman’s very existence, fight for equal rights or denial of affection are perceived as disrespectful at best and at worst, punishable by death.

 

  

Ester Hernández

Chicana feminists faced obstacles entirely their own during the Chicano movement. Fellow Chicanos and white feminists upheld a racial, sexist and classist barrier between them, but many remained determined to make their voices heard. Chicana Movidas: New Narratives of Activism and Feminism in the Movement Era is a new collection of essays that shares the stories of these lesser-known activists.