Salvadoreña Denied Asylum Review After Being Gang Raped in Her Home Country
Salvadoran Woman Denied Asylum Review After Brutal Gang Rape
By Cindy Casares | 05/20/2016 - 09:58

A 35-year-old undocumented woman, identified in court documents as E.G.S., has been denied a second review of her asylum case after she declared in a legal document that she was raped multiple times by members o


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Latina Mom in Detention Center Says Daughter Was Molested by a Detainee
Latina Mom in Detention Center Says Daughter Was Molested by a Detainee
By Raquel Reichard | 05/13/2016 - 12:50

A Salvadoran asylum-seeker currently being housed in a Texas immigration detention center alleges that her daughter, 12, was molested by a detainee,


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Latina Domestic Violence Survivor Awarded $40 Million: "My life is not worthless"
Latina Domestic Violence Survivor Awarded $40 Million: "My Life is Not Worthless"
By Raquel Reichard | 04/18/2016 - 09:49

Domestic violence survivor Maria Escamilla was awarded $40 million on Wednesday for a vicious attack by her ex-boyfriend that nearly ended her life.


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Slam Poet FreeQuency Has a Powerful Message About Rape Culture
Slam Poet FreeQuency Has a Powerful Message About Rape Culture
By Raquel Reichard | 04/15/2016 - 09:07

Rape culture is present in our everyday lives, and slam poet FreeQuency explains how in her piece,  "I'm Sorry."


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Gerardo Ortiz's Misogynistic Music Video for "Fuiste Mía" Removed From YouTube
Gerardo Ortiz's Misogynistic Music Video for "Fuiste Mía" Removed From YouTube
By Raquel Reichard | 04/13/2016 - 10:23

Ding-dong! The horrifying music video for Gerardo Ortiz's song "Fuiste Mía" is dead – well, at least on YouTube.


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Undocumented Immigrant Allegedly Impregnated a 12-Year-Old Texas Girl
Undocumented Man Charged With Impregnating 12-Year-Old Texas Girl
By Geraldine Estevez | 04/05/2016 - 14:11

Texas Man José Alejandro Najarro is being charged with aggravated sexual assault for allegedly impregnating a 12-year-old girl,


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Mexican Girl Finds Video of Her Sexual Assault on Pornographic Website
Mexican Girl Finds Video of Her Sexual Assault on Pornographic Website
By Raquel Reichard | 04/04/2016 - 17:02

In possibly the most painfully horrific story you'll hear today, a Mexican girl is seeking justice after her friends found a video of her being sexually assaulted on a pornographic website.


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10 Acts of State Violence Latinas Encounter in the U.S.
10 Acts of State Violence Latinas Encounter in the U.S.
By Raquel Reichard | 02/04/2016 - 17:01

Forty years ago, 10 Mexican-American women filed a historic lawsuit after they were sterilized, many without their informed consent, at a Los Angeles hospital. The case, Madrigal v.


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Man Arrested for Allegedly Making Girlfriend Walk Naked in New York
Man Arrested for Allegedly Making Girlfriend Walk Naked in New York
By Raquel Reichard | 01/25/2016 - 14:09

A New York man has been arrested for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend and then making her walk through Harlem's cold streets nude,


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