CTLN 3 Questions with… 2021 Recap

As the year comes to a close, the CT Latino News (CTLN) team is looking back at a year’s worth of producing content that provides greater visibility and voice of the Hispanic-Latino community. In 2021, CTLN introduced the “3 Questions With…” (3QW) podcast. 3QW is a public affairs program tackling matters most important to Hispanics-Latinos […]

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‘Fat Chance, Charlie Vega’: A Love Story

“I’ve also never dated anyone. And I’m fat. Those things don’t necessarily go hand in hand, but for me, I think they do,” narrates Charlie Vega, the character in author Crystal Maldonado‘s book, “Fat Chance, Charlie Vega.” The book is a body-positive, empowering, coming-of-age story about Charlie, a plus-sized Latina teen exploring complex relationships, especially […]

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CTLN Opinion+ 2021 Recap

It has been a great year for Connecticut Latino News (CTLN) Opinion+, we spoke to so many wonderful guests and welcomed back many as well. As the new year approaches, we would like to take a minute to thank all of our readers and viewers for all their support. We would also like to thank […]

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Birth Control: Lots Of Options, But Scant Guidance

When University of Connecticut student Natalie Plebanek was 16 years old, she suffered heavy menstrual periods and subsequent fainting spells. But when she asked her pediatrician about a prescription for birth control pills, proven to reduce menstrual bleeding significantly, the doctor balked, citing a common myth. “She thought I would become extremely sexually active,â€� Plebanek said. Now […]

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