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"The Dress" Is Back
"The Dress" is Back in a PSA Fighting Violence Against Women
By Cindy Rodriguez | 03/06/2015 - 17:20

The infamous “dress” that nearly broke the Internet last week is back but this time for a good cause.


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Why Teen Women Of Color Are More Likely To Become Pregnant
Why Teen Women Of Color Are More Likely To Become Pregnant
By Cindy Rodriguez | 03/06/2015 - 17:00

Even though the number of teen Latinas has dropped in the past two decades, Latina and black girls are still twice as likely to become pregnant before the age of 19. But, why?


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Lost Selma Files? Lyndon Johnson Reportedly Urged Mexicans Be Included in Equality Struggle Speech
Selma: Lyndon B. Johnson Reportedly Urged Latinos Be Included in Fight for Equality
By Cindy Rodriguez | 03/05/2015 - 15:02

President Lyndon B.


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Band Teams Up With Non-Profit To Bring Awareness to Latina Domestic Violence
Making Movies Teams Up With Non-Profit To Bring Awareness to Domestic Violence
By Cindy Rodriguez | 03/05/2015 - 13:40

It’s not everyday that a music band collaborates with a non-profit to help bring awareness to an issue that unfortunately hits close to home to immigrant communities.


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8 Things Lesbians Are Sick of Hearing
8 Things Lesbians Are Sick of Hearing
By YourTango | 03/03/2015 - 16:40

By Kelsey Marshall for YourTango.com

The comprehensive lesbian FAQ guide.


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Discover The National Anthems From Across Latin America
Discover The National Anthems From Across Latin America
By Cristina Arreola | 03/03/2015 - 15:07

On March 3, we celebrate National Anthem Day, an American tribute to our own anthem, "the Star Spangled Banner." Written during the War of 1812 by Francis Scott Key, the patriotic tune has becom


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The Ins and Outs of Diversity in the Dominican Republic
The Ins and Outs of Diversity in the Dominican Republic
By Cindy Rodriguez | 02/26/2015 - 17:50

In an attempt to debunk the stereotypes on what exactly a “Dominican looks like,” Twitter user UsDominicans809 posted a photo of a group of beautiful women (er, possibly models?


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Why Some Latinas are Reclaiming the Term ‘Chonga’
Why Some Latinas are Reclaiming the Term ‘Chonga’
By Raquel Reichard | 02/24/2015 - 11:35

Donning white eyeliner, big-hooped earrings and a red, white and blue beaded necklace with a pendant of a boy holding a Puerto Rican flag, 12-year-old Gisselle Bermudez walked through her Miami


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What Latinas (And Their Families!) Really Think About Tattoos
What Latinas (And Their Families) Really Think About Tattoos
By Cristina Arreola | 02/23/2015 - 15:17

Do you have a tattoo? Or have you thought about getting inked? Tats are a controversial subject — especially among conservative Latino families.


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