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I'm An Out and Proud Queer Woman — But Here's Why I'm Still Nervous to Come Out to Other Queer People
I'm a Proud Queer Woman — But Here's Why I'm Still Nervous to Come Out to Other LGBTQ People
By Barbara Gonzalez | 10/13/2016 - 16:41

I admitted to myself I was into girls for the first time in September of 2007: my first month of high school.


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The Dominican Struggle: What It's Like Growing Up With a 'Crazy' Name
The Dominican Struggle: What It's Like Growing Up With a 'Crazy' Name
By Barbara Gonzalez | 10/13/2016 - 15:58

We all have that one person in our lives with the suuuuper "unique" name — and, honestly, they're usually Dominican. 


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Ancestry Traced My DNA Back To My Roots
How This Afro-Latina Coped with Feeling Betrayed by Her Own DNA
By Barbara Gonzalez | 10/13/2016 - 11:09

I haven't always been so proud of my Afro-Latinx roots.


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Police in Dominican Republican Are Arresting LGBT People for Bribes
Police in Dominican Republic Reportedly Arresting LGBT People for Bribes
By Raquel Reichard | 10/11/2016 - 16:19

Dominican police officers allegedly raided a popular LGBT plaza on Sunday, arresting 20 people and then asking for monetary bribes for their release, mitú reports.


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TK LGBTQ+ Latinx Who Have Changed History
5 LGBTQ+ Latinxs Who Have Changed History
By Barbara Gonzalez | 10/11/2016 - 12:19

October is LGBTQ+ History Month!

For the next few weeks, media outlets will highlight queer and trans people who have helped make the world a better place, with Latinx folks sidelined.


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5 Things to Know About Rosie Jimenez & the Hyde Amendment
5 Things to Know About Rosie Jimenez & the Hyde Amendment
By Raquel Reichard | 10/07/2016 - 14:10

On October 3, 1977, Rosie Jimenez – a 20-something Latina – became the face of the movement for abortion coverage.


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Latina Staff Priscilla Rodriguez Ancestry DNA
My Ancestry DNA Results Explain Exactly Why They Couldn't Place Me in a Box
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/07/2016 - 13:35

Dominicana soy... Wait, I'm also Puerto Rican — pa' que lo sepas! But wait, there's more? Lots more?!


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New Photo Exhibit Shows How the World Responded to the Orlando Shooting
New Photo Exhibit Shows How the World Responded to the Orlando Shooting
By Raquel Reichard | 10/07/2016 - 11:16

A photo exhibit in Orlando, Florida is showing how people in the city and across the world responded to the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub.


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9 Frida Costumes To Get You Inspired This Halloween
12 Unique Frida Kahlo Costumes to Get You Inspired This Halloween
By Barbara Gonzalez | 10/06/2016 - 18:23

With Halloween right around the corner, everyone is looking for inspiration to have the best costume at the party.


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Meet Chingona Fire, the Latina Duo Creating Space for Girl Poets of Color to Shine
Meet Chingona Fire, the Latina Duo Creating Space for Girl Poets of Color to Shine
By Raquel Reichard | 10/06/2016 - 18:08

When Angela Aguirre and Yesika Salgado walk into a venue, they demand attention – and


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