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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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Essay: I’m a Proud Incan, Italian, Greek and Irish Latino
I Had My DNA Tested by Ancestry and It Proves Latinos are Truly Global Citizens
By Jesus Trivino | 10/06/2016 - 17:35

The first time you meet me, you’ll probably say, “Wow, that Latino chubby guy is so sweet and hilarious!” You’d be blind to not include “Latino” in describing me because well, I fit your idea of what a Latino sh


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“She Must Be Mixed:” Ancestry Tested My DNA And I Have Roots In Part of the World
“She Must Be Mixed!” Ancestry Tested My DNA and I Have Roots in Every Part of the World
By Jada Gomez | 10/06/2016 - 14:30

What are you? This question has followed me for my entire life. At times, I have been deconstructed by classmates or even people in passing. Most of the time, people are just curious.


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Harry Belafonte's Many Rivers to Cross Festival is the "Woodstock" of Social Justice
Black and Brown Solidarity was Strong at Harry Belafonte's Many Rivers to Cross Festival
By Raquel Reichard | 10/05/2016 - 19:28

Harry Belafonte’s Many Rivers to Cross festival just might be the “Woodstock” of social justice.


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