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Why do People Assume All Latinxs are Mexicans?
Why do People Assume All Latinxs are Mexicans?
By Raquel Reichard | 07/29/2016 - 13:21

If you’re a Latinx person in the United States, it’s likely that someone has referred to your ethnicity as Mexican, which is really a nationality and a cultural identity that may or may not have anything to do with your Latinidad. So why do folks always conflate the two? Flama's Lee Chin answers that question and more in this week’s episode of #AskFlama.


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This Video Perfectly Depicts How Latinas Are Affected by the Wage Gap
This Video Perfectly Depicts How Latinas Are Impacted by the Wage Gap
By Nichole Fratangelo | 07/29/2016 - 12:39

By now, we've gotten society to legalize same-sex marriage, accept full-figured women on the catwalk and even have a woman nominee for president. But being asked to be paid just as much as men? Too soon.


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How this New Bolivian Law Aims to Curb Gender Violence
How Bolivia is Curbing Gender Violence
By Raquel Reichard | 07/29/2016 - 12:33

Around the world, 35 percent of women will become victims of violence at some point in their liv


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Congressman Xavier Becerra Says This Presidential Election is Personal: "This election is about us"
Congressman Xavier Becerra Says This Presidential Election is Personal: "This election is about us"
By Fox News Latino | 07/29/2016 - 09:49

On the last night of the Democratic National Convention, hours before Hillary Clinton would accept her party’s nomination, Congressman Xavier Becerra led a cache of Latino leaders to make one final appeal to the


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Badass Woman Tricks Donald Trump Fans Into Donating to an LGBTQ Latinx Org
Badass Woman Tricks Donald Trump Fans Into Donating to an LGBTQ Latinx Org
By Raquel Reichard | 07/28/2016 - 15:11

Donald Trump supporters have unknowingly been donating to an LGBTQ+ Latinx organization thanks to the genius of one creative mujer.


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Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Alma Rosa Rivera
Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Alma Rosa Rivera
By Raquel Reichard | 07/27/2016 - 17:34

Throughout history, women of color have raised consciousness, moved communities and demanded social change through self-publishing, and this week's #


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Massive Protest In Argentina Gathers Hundreds in Favor of Breastfeeding in Public
Hundreds of Women Gather in Argentina to Protest Breastfeeding Stigma
By Barbara Gonzalez | 07/27/2016 - 14:07

On Saturday, hundreds of Argentine mothers gathered to protest against the mist


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Mexican Trans Beauty Queen Found Dead
Mexican Trans Beauty Queen Paulett Gonzalez Found Dead
By Barbara Gonzalez | 07/27/2016 - 12:13

Trans Mexican Paulett Gonzalez, who was crowned Gay Beauty Queen in 2015 in the Mexican state of Nayayrit, was


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This Video Showing What it's Like to Be Documented vs. Undocumented is Heartbreaking
This Video Shows What it's Like to Be Documented vs. Undocumented
By Raquel Reichard | 07/27/2016 - 11:27

Last week, Univision Noticias published a video showing a side-by-side look of a day in the life of two different immigrant families: one with legal status and one that's undocumented.


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'Muñeca Mia' Inspires Girl Power in Latinx Communities One Comic at a Time
'Muñeca Mia' Inspires Girl Power in Latinx Communities One Comic at a Time
By Raquel Reichard | 07/26/2016 - 16:54

In Muñeca Mia's world, BFFs Mia and Reina eat pan dulce while listening to low-rider oldies in their ‘round-the-way garbs.


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