10 Ways the Young Lords Fought for Women's Rights
10 Ways the Young Lords Fought for Women's Rights
By Raquel Reichard | 07/31/2015 - 12:01

Considered outlaws in their heyday, New York's most prominent radical Latino group – the Young Lords – have recently been gifted well-deserved 

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Texas is Considering a Horrifying Anti-Abortion Amendment — Here's What You Need to Know
What You Need to Know About Texas' Horrifying Anti-Abortion Amendment
By Cristina Arreola | 04/29/2015 - 12:02

The state of Texas already has some of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country.

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TK Things Every Latina Should Know About The Hobby Lobby Decision
6 Things Every Latina Should Know About The Hobby Lobby Decision
By Cristina Arreola | 08/07/2014 - 15:22

Last month, The Supreme Court of the United States ruled that family-owned corporations are not required to follow the contraceptive mandate of the Affordable Care Act because it violates a federal law w

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Birth Control Pills
Latino Youth Less Sexually Active, Using More Birth Control
By Fox News Latino | 02/05/2013 - 16:48

Latino youth in the U.S. are learning to practice safe sex. And they're also having less of it.

The latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows Latino high school students are getting smarter when it comes to sexual intercourse.

Read the full story at Fox News Latino.

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Birth Control Pills
Latinas Cross the Border for Birth Control
By Sally Mercedes | 04/05/2012 - 12:42

We've heard of people crossing state lines in search of legal, affordable reproductive health services (birth control, abortion, etc.), but now women are crossing the Mexican border. According to a study published in the June 2010 American Journal of Public Health, more Latinas are making their way to Mexico where they have easier access to affordable birth control. Another trend is bringing birth control over to the U.S. in bulk and then selling it on the black market.

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War on Women
COMMENTARY: Occupy Your Womb!
By Dolores Prida | 02/24/2012 - 11:01

Why have birth control and women’s reproductive rights become such a controversial hot topic in the last few months? Didn’t women fight and win that battle decades ago?

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HIV Positive Chilean Women Suing Country for Forced Sterilization
By Dorkys Ramos | 02/05/2009 - 14:45

A HIV-infected woman has filed an international case against Chile and petitioned the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights after being sterilized against her will. The 27-year-old Chilena—identified only as F.S.—said doctors at the state hospital where she gave birth carried out the procedure without her consent after learning that she was HIV positive.

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