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Trump Rescinded DACA Before Their College Graduations. Here’s Where They Are Today

When Lucia Hilario crossed the stage in her black graduation gown and matching peep-toe heels last December, she felt years of pressure lift off her shoulders – but only for a moment.

Latinas Have the Highest Suicide Rate Among Teens. This Documentary Wants to Change That

At a suicide prevention program in the Bronx, author and filmmaker Raquel Cepeda came face to face with a problem plaguing Latina teens across the country. 

This Zine Captures the Taboo Conversations Young Latinas Have Behind Closed Doors

In the pages of St. Sucia, readers can find subjects Latinxs are usually told not to discuss. They’re the things tias and abuelitas never talked about, but St. Sucia is breaking that silence and helping young Latinas navigate adolescence and young adulthood.

In the Rio Grande Valley, Drag Performer Beatrix Lestrange Finds a Platform for Safe Sex Activism

How one Texas drag queen is fighting the rise of HIV among Latinos and dismantling stigmas in the Rio Grande Valley. 

Meet the Migrant Farmworker Women That Inspired Hollywood’s Time’s Up Initiative

Mónica Ramírez came to the Golden Globes to deliver a message: Time's Up on the pervasive behaviors that have led to the sexual abuse and harassment of many, especially those in the most vulnerable positions.

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These Latina Filmmakers Are Touring the Country With Their Border Movie Showcase ‘Femme Frontera’

When film collective Femme Frontera took their work on the road in August 2016, it was a celebration of female filmmakers from the borderland. But after the presidential election, their films became part of a mission to tackle what it means to be from the border.

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