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8 Things to Know About Latinos and Islam
8 Things to Know About Latinos and Islam

Anti-Muslim sentiments are high in the U.S., with leading presidential candidates like Donald Trump calling for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States" and more than half of Americans saying they have an "unfavorable" view of Islam


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TK Things All Women Should Know, As Told By Latina Feminists
10 Feminist Lessons, As Taught By Latinas

Latinas, much like our fellow hermanas of color, are the unsung heroes of feminism. Many of the phrases touted by women’s groups and the concepts discussed everywhere from gender studies courses and feminist websites to grassroots organizations come from the work of U.S. Latina and Latin American thinkers, writers and activists.


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6 Tips For Keeping Your Vagina Clean & Healthy
6 Tips For Keeping Your Vagina Clean & Healthy

At 13 years old, I took Mami’s green and white bottle of Lemisol, poured some on my hand and rubbed it all over my vagina. And oh, how it burned! My vagina was on fire. I didn’t know how to make it stop, but if I told Mami what I had done, the chancletazo I’d receive would hurt much more. I just wanted a clean vagina. I didn't know the vagina is a self-cleansing organ. In my family, women used Lemisol.


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These Latinas Fight for Racial Justice on Their College Campuses
#MizzouSolidarity: 6 College Latinas Fighting for Racial Justice

Last month, hundreds of African-American students at the University of Missouri made national news when they joined forces with teachers to hold protests against the racial injustices they experience on their campus. The demonstrations, which led to the school’s president and chancellor stepping down, also sparked similar movements at universities across the country.


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Kegels Vaginal Strengthening Exercises
5 Things You Need To Know About Kegels

So unless you live under a literal rock, you've probably heard — at one point or another — about kegels, the mysterious, magical vaginal exercises from heaven that promise better sex. And who doesn't want to have better sex?
Are the rumors true? Is it just another overhyped trend? Most health experts agree that kegels are more than a fad. They're a tried-and-true form of exercise that strengthen the muscles of your pelvic floor. Read on for five things to know about kegels: 


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5 Sex Acts That Are Actually Bad For You
5 Sex Acts That Are Actually Bad For Your Health

Sex can be risky. If you’re not careful, you can catch herpes, chlamydia or syphilis, and be in so much pain that you cry a little every time you urinate. But can sex be life-threatening? Of course! 

So, yes, though sex is amazing and orgams will never go out of style, it can also be bad for your health. It might even kill you. Here are a few sex acts to avoid — or else. 


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7 Homemade Gifts Your Friends Will Actually Want To Unwrap
7 Homemade Gifts Your Friends Will Actually Want To Unwrap

Nothing says 'I love you' like something you’ve made with your own hands. I try hard to give handmade gifts for every occasion. In this busy world of iPhone and Netflix, taking the time to make something for someone you love can make us feel great and make them feel even better. Giving is truly better than receiving. Feliz Navidad!

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7 Ways To Spice Up A Long-Distance Relationship
6 Ways To Spice Up A Long-Distance Relationship

Long-distance relationship aren't necessarily doomed to fail. You can have great sex and keep things interesting — even while miles and miles apart. Here are six ways to spice up your love affair while apart: 

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8 Over-the-top Latin American Vacations To Add To Your Wish List
8 Over-the-top Latin American Vacations To Add To Your Wish List

Ever wanted to explore Machu Picchu in first-class style? Or, charter a yacht through the Galapagos? Both of these adventures and more await you in Latin America. With less than a month away until Christmas, it might be the perfect time to start planning the journey of a lifetime.


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11 Things Venezuelans Do That Americans Might Find Weird
11 Things Venezuelans Do That Americans Might Find Weird

Venezuelan actor Migguel Anggelo is all about his gente and heritage. It’s a fact made abundantly clear in his play, Another Son of Venezuela, which he recently performed at Joe’s Pub in New York City. “It’s funny and moving and poetic,” Anggelo said about his work of art, which was directed by Obie Award-winning director David Drake.


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