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Georgette Gomez Could Be the First Queer Latina in Congress

Yvette Montoya
Georgette Gomez was the first queer Latina elected to San Diego City Council President. Now she wants to be the first queer Latina in Congress representing San Diego’s 53rd Congressional District. Growing up in San Diego’s Barrio Logan, Gomez’s first cause...
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This Latina Is Fighting For Her Community By Running For Congress

Yvette Montoya
When something isn’t working out we tend to ask “si sirve o no sirve” which translates literally to “does it serve or doesn’t it serve?” But when was the last time we asked ourselves that about our Congressperson? With Primary...
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First Latina Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Announces Retirement

Bill O’Connor
After almost three decades of service as a Congresswoman, Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), has announced her retirement. She became the first Latina and first Cuban-American elected to Congress in 1989. Here, we take a look at how she shattered the...