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Voter ID Laws May Prevent Transgender Americans from Casting Their Ballots This Election
Voter ID Laws May Prevent Transgender Americans from Casting Their Ballots This Election
By Raquel Reichard | 10/11/2016 - 14:57

Voter ID laws prevent thousands of Blacks and Latinxs from casting their ballots each presidential election. However, they’re not the only groups these statutes discriminate against. According to UCLA’s Williams Institute, a think tank researching issues impacting the LGBTQ community, voter ID laws can keep as many as 34,000 transgender people from voting this November.


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Donald Trump Thinks the Woman's Body is a Locker Room
Why Donald Trump's Idea of Locker Room Banter About Women is What's Wrong With Society
By Raquel Reichard | 10/11/2016 - 12:00

In public, Donald Trump has criticized women by calling them “fat,” “ugly,” “disgusting” and “crazy.” It’s scary to imagine the sexist things to come out of the presidential candidate’s mouth when the cameras are off. Americans were given that frightening opportunity on Friday, when the Washington Post published a video of the Republican nominee telling then-Access Hollywood host Billy Bush that he has groped and kissed women without their permission.


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A Recording of Donald Trump's Lewd Comments About Women Leaves Republicans Scrambling
Will Donald Trump's Lewd Comments About Groping Women Finally Cost Him the Presidency?
By Jada Gomez | 10/08/2016 - 18:54

Just when you thought it couldn't get more offensive... 
 


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Hillary Clinton Pens Open Letter to Millennial Latinas
Hillary Clinton Pens Open Letter to Millennial Latinas
By Raquel Reichard | 10/07/2016 - 09:57

Hillary Clinton has a message for young Latinas.


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Opinionated:
Opinionated: How Voter Registration Laws Impact Latinxs
By Latina Staff | 10/06/2016 - 17:03

The U.S. has one of the lowest voter turnout rates in the world, and it’s not just a problem of apathy. In fact, there are tens of thousands of people who wish they could go to the ballot this November, but they aren't able to because of ridiculous voter registration laws.


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Taco Trucks Are Now Registering People to Vote in Texas and Arizona
Taco Trucks Are Now Registering People to Vote in Texas and Arizona
By Barbara Gonzalez | 10/06/2016 - 16:41

While there has been lots of people worrying about Latino turnout at the ballot this year, it seems like many organizations and business owners are doing everything they can to empower nuestra gente to


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'Jane The Virgin' Narrator Anthony Mendez is the Voice of Hilary Clinton's New Ad
'Jane The Virgin' Narrator Anthony Mendez Uses His Epic Voice For Hillary Clinton's New Ad
By Raquel Reichard | 10/06/2016 - 10:09

The voice behind Hillary Clinton's new ad will sound familiar to Jane the Virgin fans.


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10 Questions for Hillary Clinton
EXCLUSIVE: Hillary Clinton Takes Questions From Latina Readers, From Immigration to Her Favorite Campaign Moments
By Robyn Moreno | 10/05/2016 - 15:30

This story originally appeared in the November 2016 issue of Latina magazine


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What Diane Guerrero Hopes Our Next President Can Do for Immigrant Rights
What Diane Guerrero Hopes Our Next President Can Do for Immigrant Rights
By Raquel Reichard | 10/05/2016 - 15:13

Diane Guerrero is more than an actress.


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Hillary Clinton Urges Girls to "Ignore" Body-Shamers like Donald Trump and "Be Proud of Who We Are"
Hillary Clinton Urges Girls to "Ignore" Body-Shamers Like Donald Trump and "Be Proud of Who We Are"
By Raquel Reichard | 10/05/2016 - 11:08

Hillary Clinton is not here for body-shaming, whether it’s her opponent Donald Trump criticizing former Miss Universe contestants like Alicia Machado or students attacking girls in schools and on the Internet.


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