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Sweetheart Scammers Warning Signs
6 Ways To Protect Yourself From 'Sweetheart Scammers' This Valentine's Day

From New Year’s Day until February 14th, we’re bombarded with chocolate hearts and ‘Be Mine’ teddy bears at drug stores. What’s a single gal to do? Some try online dating, hoping to find love just in time for el dia de los enamorados.


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15 Latinx Changemakers You Need to Know
15 Latinx Changemakers You Need to Know

Latina magazine and BeVisible are teaming up to celebrate some powerful Latinx movers, shakers and all-around badasses who are bravely and boldly making changes in our communities on issues of racial justice, immigration, gender identity, mental health, criminal injustice, feminism, politics and so much more.


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6 Relationship Myths — Busted!

As little girls we’re taught to believe in Prince Charming. He’s going to rescue you from a fire-breathing dragon, wake you from your slumber, and one day, if you’re good and pure, he might even marry you! Well, this is the 21st century. The only men galloping along in a horse and carriage are in Central Park, and they’re required to have a horse-drawn cab licence.


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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.

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. Quilligan, and the coercive sterilizations are spotlighted in "No Más Bebés," a documentary PBS aired this week.


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The 8 Craziest Diet Fads You Definitely Shouldn't Try This Year
The 8 Craziest Diet Fads You Definitely Shouldn't Try This Year

It's finally 2016, and everyone is on a quest to reinvent themselves. For many, that means getting fit and losing weight, and — surprise! — most people want to shed as many pounds as possible with as little effort as possible.

From the Taco Cleanse to the Cotton Ball Diet (qué?), here are the craziest fad diets that you should definitely not try this year: 

MORE: 5 Unhealthy Trends That Need To Go Out Of Style 


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10 Sexy Gifts For Your Valentine
Cupid's Coming! 10 Sexy Gifts For Every Kind Of Valentine

It’s that time again! Cupid’s coming, and your love is expecting a gift. Whether you’re an online shopper or a shopaholic, deciding what to buy your Valentine can feel so overwhelming it can totally ruin el dia de los enamorados.

Luckily, you don’t have to go at it alone. We've compiled a list of presents perfect for the lovers, the sentimental, the practical, and, yes, the freaky:

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The 6 Corniest Pickup Lines Women Heard While Online Dating
The 6 Corniest Pickup Lines Women Heard While Online Dating

One in 10 Americans are dating online. Soon, the entire population will be swiping to find love. There isn’t any way of getting around it, soo it’s essential to enjoy the process — even if you continuously receive messages from weirdos asking you to sit on their face. Ew.


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This Latina Celebrates Feminists of Color Through Her Art Series
This Latina Celebrates Feminists of Color Through Her Art Series

Growing up, Angélica Becerra didn’t see Mexican-American women like herself represented much.


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5 Things to Know About Carmelita Torres & the Bath Riots
5 Things to Know About Carmelita Torres & the Bath Riots

For decades, the United States deloused Mexicans seeking to cross the border into the country by stripping and bathing them in a toxic, sometimes deadly, gasoline mixture. But on January 28, 1917, exactly 99 years ago, a 17-year-old maid from Juárez named Carmelita Torres refused the procedure, inspiring thousands to join her in an important protest known today as the "Bath Riots."


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Mexican Inspired Home Accessories
9 Mexican & Mexican-Inspired Home Accessories

Is your 2016 goal to redesign your space? This year, fill your home with vibrant colors and patterns that match your tastes and reflect your culture. These nine Mexican and Mexican-inspired home accessories will have you seriously inspired to redesign: 
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