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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:

MORE: 5 Valentine's Day Hair Ideas That Are Anything-But-Basic


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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: 
MORE: Eight Stunning Pieces Of Calavera Art


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Where To Eat, Sleep, Stay & Play In Dallas
Weekend Getaway: Here's Where You Can Experience The Best Of Dallas, Texas

We're here to tell you something surprising: Dallas more to offer than cowboy boots, Tex-Mex cuisine and football fanatics. The Big D has become one of the South's trendiest destinations, and tourists flock to the Texas jewel to experience the city's exquisite cuisine, unparalled shopping, and electrifying nightlife.
Planning a weekend getaway? Look no further than The Big D! We've got some ideas about where you should stay, play, eat and drink on your trip:


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The Women Keeping War-Torn Colombian Communities Together
The Women Keeping War-Torn Colombian Communities Together

For more than 50 years, Colombia has been in a civil war, fighting over land rights and the murder of political leaders. The human costs of this conflict have been tremendous. There have been 5.7 million people internally displaced, 25,000 forced disappearances and 220,000 deaths. Women have especially been impacted by this violence.


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TK Reasons to Visit The Retreat Costa Rica
13 Picturesque Reasons to Visit The Retreat in Costa Rica

Winter got you down? Ready to escape to someplace warm, but still keep those new year’s resolutions? How about Costa Rica? With it’s beautiful beaches, lush mountain landscape and near-perfect climate, the popular Central American country is no stranger to visitors. The eco-obsessed, the adventurer travelers, and those looking to relax ... Costa Rica welcomes more than two million tourists a year, but you’ve never experienced it quite like this.


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