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Defeat of Albuquerque abortion ban shows GOP is screwed when it comes to Latin@ vote

Tweet Late last month, voters in Albuquerque New Mexico voted down a municipal ballot measure that would have banned late-term abortions without exception (including incest, fetal abnormalities, rape or threat to the woman’s health). Voter turnout on that day was impressively high for a special election in which parts of the city were voting on nothing but [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetCheck out WITNESS’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign, featuring videos on how to conduct interviews with sexual assault survivors. On the 56th anniversary of Rosa Parks’ refusal to give up her seat, meet the side of Parks they don’t teach you about: anti-rape organizer and investigator. Woman is forcibly sedated, forced to undergo [...]
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Latina feministas unite at #SecretLivesofFeministas

Tweet The feminist blogosphere is a big place. It’s easy to get lost and feel overwhelmed by the amount of people out there to e-meet. Sometimes, as a Latina feminist blogger, I feel like I spend years of my life searching for people and resources. Tweet
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SNL has never had a Latina cast member

Tweet Image via Latino Rebels If Saturday Night Live‘s track record with Black women wasn’t bad enough, guess how many many Latin@s have been featured on SNL? One. Tweet
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Should Julieta Venegas’ daughter carry her father’s name?

Tweet Glancing through the news a few days ago, one particular noticia caught my eye. Julieta Venegas, the renowned Mexican-American singer has been raising her daughter Simona as a single mom for three years now. But recently, Rodrigo Garcia Prieto, Simona’s biological father, is seeking legal action to gain custody of his daughter. DNA tests [...]
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