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True tales by and about the Latino/a/x community.

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The Secret Sisterhood of Offshore Oil Workers

Living on a remote oil platform 60 miles out into the Gulf of Mexico is no easy assignment. Now imagine being one of the first women to ever step on board.

My Journey Into the Secret Subculture of Gays With Guns

With anti-LGBTQ hate crimes on the rise, groups like the Pink Pistols have seen membership soar. After an attack in my hometown, I understood their need to defend themselves.

The Indigenous Woman Behind South America’s Biggest Male Chefs

Patricia Pérez uses her grandmother’s ancient map of the desert to forage for plants and herbs no one else on Earth can access.

The Secret Revenge of an Assault Survivor

At 11, Estela killed her rapist and fled to the U.S. Fifty years later, she’s revealing the story that made her the resilient woman she is.

The Disobedient Children of Monsters

When they learned their fathers led the reign of kidnapping, torture and murder that tore Argentina apart, their first reaction was disbelief. Their next was to take action.

America’s Next Top Male Model Wears Size XXXXL

Ady del Valle grew up idolizing the fashion industry, but never saw anyone in it who looked like him. He decided to change that.

My Coming Out Story, Starring a Priest, an Animal Sacrifice and Ricky Martin

Convinced a demon was making me gay, my mother turned to exorcism. Years later, her pop idol finally helped her understand.

The Secret Story of the Groundbreaking Boxing Champ Who Lost His Title — Because He Was Gay

This Latino immigrant moved to 1920s New York with nothing and took on the sports establishment. Then the establishment took him down.

Undocumented People Are Planning Who Will Take Over Their Leases and Custody of Their Kids if They’re Deported

With ICE raids on the rise across the U.S., people are banding together to craft crisis plans in case the worst happens.