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Unapologetic: This is What Street Harassment Looks Like for Latinas
Unapologetic: This is What Street Harassment Looks Like for Latinas
By Raquel Reichard | 11/02/2016 - 10:51

If you’re walking the streets while Latina, it’s likely you’ve heard “hey, mamacita” or “yo, Jennifer” – never mind that you don’t actually share a name with J.Lo.


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My Alma Mater is Racist — But Here's Why I'm Still Going Back for Homecoming
The Racism on My Alma Mater's Campus is Appalling — But Here's Why I Still Go Back for Homecoming
By Barbara Gonzalez | 10/31/2016 - 16:47

Whenever I mention that I am a native New Yorker who went to school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, I’m often met with some very perplexed looks.


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WATCH: This Video Shows How Cultural Appropriation is the Scariest Part of Halloween
WATCH: This Video Shows How Cultural Appropriation is the Scariest Part of Halloween
By Raquel Reichard | 10/31/2016 - 11:00

It's officially the scariest time of year: Halloween, the day when people offensively turn other cultures into costumes for laughs.


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Unapologetic: Ep 3
Unapologetic: This is What Workplace Inequality Looks Like for Latinas
By Raquel Reichard | 10/25/2016 - 16:35

Gender inequality in the workplace persists in 2016, and this imbalance is even bleaker for Latinas. Whether it's the pay gap, leadership, sexual harassment or overcoming painful stereotypes, we come up against a lot of barriers, mujeres.


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Danny Pino and Dave Navarro Take a Stance to End Domestic Violence
Danny Pino and Dave Navarro Take a Stand to End Domestic Violence
By Barbara Gonzalez | 10/24/2016 - 14:52

We've all heard the same excuses over and over again: "Boys will be boys." "He was drunk." "It only happened once."


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How Your Zodiac Sign Approaches Life, As Told By Telenovela GIFs
How Your Zodiac Sign Approaches Life, As Told By Telenovela GIFs
By Barbara Gonzalez | 10/21/2016 - 16:53

If there are two things Latinas love, they're looking up our horoscopes and keeping up with our fave telenovelas.


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Thousands of Argentine Women Fight Back After Fatal Rape of Teen
Thousands of Argentine Women Fight Back After a Teen Was Raped & Killed
By Barbara Gonzalez | 10/20/2016 - 12:37

(TW: Rape, Violence Against Women)

This brutal rape and killing of a teenage girl in Argentina shows how lethal machismo can be.


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These Gay Lotería Cards Are Everything the LGBT Latinx Community Has Been Waiting For
These Gay Lotería Cards Are Everything Queer Latinxs Have Been Waiting For
By Barbara Gonzalez | 10/19/2016 - 12:33

Our favorite Mexican card game has gotten a super colorful, queer upgrade, and we couldn't be more excited about it. 


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Latina Staff Connie Chavez Ancestry DNA
Ancestry DNA Confirmed That I'm a Global Citizen
By Connie Chavez | 10/18/2016 - 16:20

Growing up, I never fathomed the idea that I might be made up of different cultures. Never. Not once.


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