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11 Amazing Body-Positive Illustrations of Mexican Olympic Gymnast Alexa Moreno
11 Amazing Body-Positive Illustrations of Mexican Olympic Gymnast Alexa Moreno

Mexican gymnast Alexa Moreno made headlines (and hashtags) during her matches last week in Rio. While she was trending at first for all of the wrong reasons (i.e. body-shaming trolls who did nothing but criticize her figure), the rest of the Twitter community came to her rescue and highlighted how talented she is. 


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Who Was Griselda Blanco? TK Things You Should Know About La Madrina
Who Was Griselda Blanco? 7 Things You Should Know About La Madrina

The stories of Latino drug lords have shown to be incredibly popular in recent years. With television shows like Narcos and Queen of the South, it's no wonder that HBO's production behind the story of Griselda Blanco is coming up.

The Colombian cocaine trafficker went by many nicknames, but was commonly known as La Madrina.


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NYC Day Trips: 13 Off-the-Grid Must-See Sights for Natives and Tourists
NYC Day Trips: 13 Off-the-Grid Must-See Sights for Natives and Tourists

This story was originally published in the September 2016 issue of Latina magazine.

Whether first time tourist or frequent guest, these off-the-grid destinations in classic NYC nabes highlight the Big Apple’s diversity and make your travel story worth talking about.   


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10 Body Positive Instagram Accounts You Should Be Following Right Now
10 Body Positive Instagram Accounts You Should Be Following Right Now

We're constantly being bombarded with content that tells us what our bodies should look like. Our shape or color might not live up to what we see in mass media, but this is why social media can play a pivitol role in how we feel about ourselves.


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11 Woke Latinas You Should Be Following on Social Media
11 Woke Latinxs You Should Be Following on Social Media

When we're looking to see what's going on in the world, the common sense thing to do is head over to our favorite news or culture site. But these days, we're looking for the social commentary, too, and we want it from reliable sources. Enter social media.


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5 Ways White Supremacy Pits People of Color Against Each Other
5 Ways White Supremacy Pits People of Color Against Each Other

Mi gente, we are doing the work of white supremacy. Every time we respond “all lives matter” to Black Lives Matter protestors, each moment we blame someone undocumented for stealing our job and whenever we attempt to distance ourselves from a group under state violence that we share a resemblance to, whether African Americans assaulted by law enforcement or South Asians attacked by politicians, we are allowing systems of hate to have us do their oppressive work for them and pit us against each other.


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LOL! The TK Weirdest Things Only Latina Moms Do
LOL! The 5 Weirdest Things Only Latina Moms Do

To know your mami is to love her, but sometimes her odd kinks and quirks are just too much to handle! Here are five of the weirdest things only Latina moms do:

RELATED: 10 Signs You're a Latina Mom


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5 Healthy Ways to Get Over Your Breakup for Good

Mirtha Michelle Castro Mármol is the epitome of gorgeous goals. There's no way she's ever suffered a terrible breakup, right? Truth is, we've all gotten our hearts broken. It's the kind of hurt even Beyoncé and Jennifer Lopez can't escape. And while it may be lonely not having a sweetie to kiss and camp with in the summer months, there are still ways to make the season your best yet.


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Presenting the Dope Ladies Behind the Afro-Latino Fest
Presenting the Dope Ladies Behind the Afro-Latino Festival

There’s much anticipation for the fourth annual Afro-Latino Fest – and for good reason.


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Southern Charm: Where to Eat, Stay, Shop, and Play in Louisville, Kentucky
Latina's Guide to Louisville, Kentucky: Where to Eat, Stay, and Play

Beloved for its smoky bourbon and Southern drawl (locals call it Lou-vuhl) laid-back Louisville, Kentucky is fast becoming a favorite destination among foodies, families, and adventure seekers.

Its urban meets Midwestern meets Southern charm is the result of some quirky facts — 90% of the disco balls produced in the U.S. are made in Louisville — and a rich social fabric.

Here are the historic city’s travel highlights:


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