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The Most Racist, Xenophobic, Transphobic & Islamophobic Things Said During The 2016 Election — So Far
The Most Racist, Xenophobic, Transphobic & Islamophobic Things Said During The 2016 Election — So Far

The 2016 presidential campaign has been a flurry of fear-mongoering, insults and bigotry. Candidates have bashed immigrants, women, the LGBTQ community, Muslims and more — and we're just getting started. Ahead, read the most racist, xenophobic, transphobic and Islamaphobic things said during this campaign season — so far:

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6 Relationship Quizzes Every Chica Should Take
6 Relationship Quizzes Every Chica Should Take

Do you remember the game M.A.S.H? It was only the hottest game in the school cafeteria. Popular amongst teenage girls, the game “predicted” the future through luck and the process of elimination. Players wrote a list under the assigned categories (your future husband's name, number of children, and the car you’ll drive, to name a few). You’d choose a number and your playmate counted each item off your list until there was one item left under each category. If you were lucky, you got your dream man, job and home. If not, you're living in a shack, chica!


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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!
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: 

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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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