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Unapologetic: Feminist Lessons Our Abuelitas Taught Us
Unapologetic: Feminist Lessons Our Abuelitas Taught Us
By Raquel Reichard | 09/28/2016 - 11:39

Our mamis may look at us sideways when we call ourselves feminists, but whether they (or we) realize it or not, they were the first mujeres to offer us the lessons we’d later learn in our women’s studies classes.


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Why Latinxs Should Support Native Efforts Against the Dakota Access Pipeline
Why Latinxs Should Support Native Efforts Against the Dakota Access Pipeline
By Raquel Reichard | 09/27/2016 - 17:28

For months, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has been battling against the Dakota Access Pipeline, a proposed oil pipeline that would run near their reservation.


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The Percentage of Latinas Sexually Harassed in the Tech Field will Shock You
The Percentage of Latinas Sexually Harassed in the Tech Field May Shock You
By Raquel Reichard | 09/27/2016 - 14:26

Have you ever been sexually harassed at work? If you’re Latina, the chances of you responding “yes” are higher than your white colleagues.


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LGBTQ Latinxs Discuss Identity on Fb Live: Coming Out, Discrimination, Intersectionality & More
LGBTQ Latinxs Discuss Identity on Fb Live: Coming Out, Discrimination, Intersectionality & More
By Raquel Reichard | 09/26/2016 - 16:01

In keeping up with our theme of "enoughness" this Hispanic Heritage Month, our second Facebook Live discussion centered on the experiences of LGBTQ Latinxs.


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Planned Parenthood Expands Services to Transgender Patients Across Florida
Planned Parenthood Expands Services to Transgender Patients Across Florida
By Raquel Reichard | 09/26/2016 - 13:55

Planned Parenthood is expanding services to transgender communities in some centers throughout Florida.


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Parents of 43 Missing Students Still Without Answers Two Years Later
Parents of 43 Missing Students Still Without Answers Two Years Later
By Raquel Reichard | 09/26/2016 - 11:27

Two years have passed since 43 students from the Ayotzinapa teachers’ college in Mexico disappeared, and families are still without answers.


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7 Things This Bisexual Latinx Teen Needs from her Allies
7 Things This Bisexual Latinx Teen Needs from her Allies
By Ellie Peña | 09/26/2016 - 11:01

I’ll be straight up: Being a queer Latinx person is stressful.


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Former Dominican Beauty Queen Wears Blackface to Imitate Afro-Latina Singer Amara La Negra
Former Dominican Beauty Queen Wears Blackface to Imitate Afro-Latina Singer Amara La Negra
By Barbara Gonzalez | 09/26/2016 - 10:55

Latinxs don't just experience discrimination from dominant, white culture. Sometimes, racism and colorism is perpetuated within our communities as well.


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Why These Boricua Women are Fighting for Puerto Rico’s Independence
Why These Boricua Women are Fighting for Puerto Rico’s Independence
By Raquel Reichard | 09/23/2016 - 18:48

September 23 marks the anniversary of El Grito de Lares, an uprising in Puerto Rico that declared independence from Spain and initiated puertorriqueñidad.


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