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Rita Moreno and AOC Talk Abortion following Overturn of Roe v. Wade

Iconic Puerto Rican actress, Rita Moreno, 90, shared how in 1973 she became pregnant while dating fellow Hollywood legend Marlon Brando and the subsequent trauma from her abortion. The Oscar winner is speaking out about her experience in the aftermath...
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Guatemala Further Criminalizes Abortion and Bans Same-Sex Marriage

Sofía Aguilar
[UPDATE 3/11/22]: Since the original publication of this story, Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei has threatened the country’s Congress with a presidential veto on the new legislation unless they reverse it. He has stated that the law, which criminalizes abortion and...
Culture

12 Latinas Who Have Helped Advance Women’s Rights

Latinas are a powerful, resourceful and determined segment of the population, and throughout history, many have fought the good fight to advance women’s rights in the United States and throughout the world, using their unique skills, talents and knowledge. From...
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Karina Daza Pens Feminist Anthem ‘Mujeres Will Riot’ Inspired by Vanessa Guillén

Inspired by the tragic death of U.S. Army soldier Vanessa Guillén and the dozens of assaults on women being held at ICE detention centers, Colombian-Puerto Rican singer Karina Daza has united 14 female musicians and engineers to create a powerful new...
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Argentina Legalizes Abortion in Historic Move for Women’s Rights

Virginia Isaad
After years of protests and mobilization by pro-choice activists, Argentina has legalized abortion in a landmark moment for women’s rights in the mostly Catholic nation. In the early morning hours on Wednesday. the Senate voted 38-29 to give millions of...
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Mexican Women Mobilize for Dignified Lives Free of Violence

Yvette Montoya
HipLatina partnered with National Geographic in advance of its new show Trafficked featuring the trailblazing female journalist Mariana van Zeller who goes inside the world’s deadliest black markets. In this series on HipLatina, we take a deep dive into femicide and the...
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Femicide in Puerto Rico: A History of Violence and Resistance

Raquel Reichard
HipLatina partnered with National Geographic in advance of its new show Trafficked featuring the trailblazing female journalist Mariana van Zeller who goes inside the world’s deadliest black markets. In this series on HipLatina, we take a deep dive into femicide and the...