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Maria Hinojosa and Camilo Vargas of LatinoUSA tell the story: [Mas…]

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While waiting for his plane to leave the Dominican Republic and immigrate to America, Augusto Ramirez recalls the three biggest regrets of his life.

(PNS reporting from SAN ANTONIO) Sandra Ceballos made a shocking discovery Friday night when she was out with her girlfriends.

The standards she’d been using to find a good husband were, as her friend Jenny put it, “appallingly low.”

Ceballos, whose family is from Mexico, was raised to believe that if a man is not too much of a drunk, works hard, and doesn’t beat you, he’s “good husband material.” [Mas…]

Tia Lencha’s Cocina: Valentine’s Day Hot Salsa Blind Tasting Test

by TIA LENCHA February 10, 2014 Cultura
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Hola. Is Tia Lencha here. Happy Valemtines Day! I haf the perfect parry idea. What is red and espicy and uses a blindfold? Get jur mind out of the basura (thas trash for you pochos.) Is the Valentimes Hot Sauce Taste Test. This is one test that is fun to estudy for! What is it? […]

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Al Madrigal gets to the bottom of gays in America’s South (video)

by DWIGHT N. D. LAUFFERS November 1, 2013 Cultura
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Big Gay Al Madrigal — Daily Show Senior Latino Correspondent and POCHO Migrant Editor — travels way down south to Dixie to get to the bottom of the heinous homophobia in America’s southern states. Once he gives up his preconceptions, it doesn’t take long for reality to give him a wink and ask for his […]

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2 Pochas Podcast: Adios, June — damn wedding bells! (audio)

by Especial Correspondents July 1, 2013 Audio
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Elise Roedenbeck and Sara Inés Calderón are happy June is over with all those damn weddings! But now the gays are back in play! What’s a modern single woman to do? [The podcast is at the bottom of this post after this list of oldies…] Previously on the 2 Pochas Podcast:

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Supremes dis DOMA, Prop 8: ‘Someday we’ll be together!’ (video)

by Victor Payan June 26, 2013 El Now
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The Supreme Court today said most of the 17-year-old Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional and overthrew California’s anti-same-sex marriage Proposition 8.  Thank you, Supremes!

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Love & marriage love & marriage won’t get far if we can help it (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA April 10, 2013 Cartoons
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I’m not that all that into marriage, but I support marriage equality

by Elise Valderrama March 28, 2013 Cultura
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I was at a party the other night when a group of women asked me how long I’ve been with my boyfriend. Oh boy. I told them six years and braced myself for the onslaught of “WHY AREN’T YOU MARRIED! HE NEEDS TO GIVE YOU A RING! BLABLABLABLA” and so on and so forth. As […]

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We’re up to our ears in Mexicans, so ‘Maybe I’ll vote this year’ (video)

by JUAN Q. PUBLIC October 19, 2012 Cultura
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Maybe I’ll vote this year. Really, as long as I remember where the place is and I can get a space, and if, well, it depends what’s going on that day. After all, “we’re up to our ears in Mexicans!” (An epic musical production.) H/T LAObserved.com.

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Ferengi-Americans endorse Romney: ‘We totally admire his greed’

by EDUARDO BURRO September 24, 2012 El Now
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(PNS reporting from SALT LAKE CITY) Gov. Mitt Romney‘s Presidential campaign, which has little support outside its base of old, ignorant white people, picked up a key “ethnic” endorsement late Sunday as the Ferengi-American Political Action Committee (FAPAC) backed his White House bid. “Frankly,” FAPAC Grand Nagus Ishka told a hastily-called press conference here, “he […]

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Top Tips: Pocho Ocho ways modern Chicanas can get their man

by María Purísima August 30, 2012 Cultura
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Anyone who has read the Dear Abuelita columns, or dated, knows that it can be a rough world out there. Here we are, beautiful, educated Chicanas, and we can’t seem to bag husbands in time to put a bun in the oven. What’s a Chicana to do? We came up with a few ways that […]

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Pocho Ocho best definitions in the new ‘Republican Dictionary’

by DANILO GUEBSTER August 22, 2012 El Now
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Hoping to capitalize on the enormous groundswell of support they’ve generated with their new definitions of life, marriage and assault weapons, the GOP braintrust is planning to premiere a Republican Dictionary at next week’s convention in Tampa, FLA. We got a brief peek at a draft (the “rape” definition was leaked Monday); check out the […]

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Hold on a sec! Isn’t it supposed to taste like chicken? (toon)

by Gabriel Tellez Jr. August 2, 2012 Cartoons
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Col. Sanders on Chick-Fil-A: Gay? What’s the big clucking deal?

by Lalo Alcaraz August 1, 2012 El Now
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(PNS reporting from DIXIE) Legendary chicken mogul Col. Harlan Sanders is a hawk in the chicken culture wars and he’s not afraid to let the whole clucking chicken world know it. The white-haired international icon and Kentucky Fried Chicken fast food magnate today issued this statement: I completely respect the Chick-Fil-A chicken restaurant business built […]

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Dear Abuelita: Wife and lover, my ring-a-ding, trouble at the zoo

by Dear Abuelita July 18, 2012 Cultura
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Dear Abuelita: Is it possible to love two women at the same time? You see, I love my wive and I would do anything for her, but I also love my secret lover who inspires me in different ways that my wife does not. I make more love to my secret lover than to my […]

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Dear Abuelita: Maybe I’m doing it wrong, Chican@, burning bras

by Dear Abuelita June 13, 2012 Cultura
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Dear Abuelita: I’ll give to you straight. I’m newly-married and confused. My wife won’t give me oral sex and she refuses to let me do her. She says it is sinful. We were both virgins when we were married so it didn’t come up before, but it’s making things difficult in the bedroom. She won’t […]

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Grad flash mob perfect setting for surprise marriage proposal (video)

by AL UNIDO SLAV May 24, 2012 Cultura
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Rocio Almaraz was graduating with honors and organized a flash mob to dance after the ceremonies. Her long-time boyfriend Alex Carrillo thought the flash mob was the perfect setting to surprise Almaraz with a proposal of marriage. California State University at Fullerton tells the story: Rocio Almaraz, who is graduating magna cum laude from Cal […]

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Dear Abuelita: Gay for a day, my 34C boobs, a career in modeling

by Dear Abuelita May 2, 2012 Cultura
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Dear Abuelita, I wear a 34C bra. My boyfriend is always scoping out girls with bigger boobs. Should I get implants? Titi Caca Dear Titi Caca, Here’s what you need to do: Tell your boyfriend to look in the mirror the next time he wants to see a big boob then dump the pendejo. As […]

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Dear Abuelita: Is my girlfriend really a virgin? And why no sex now?

by Dear Abuelita March 28, 2012 Cultura
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Dear Abuelita: I am a 20-year-old Latino man. My girlfriend will not have sex with me until we get married and she insists she’s a virgin. I’m not sure she’s telling the truth. Is there any way to tell if she’s a virgin or not? Crazy with Celibacy Dear Crazy with Celibacy: Ever hear of “something […]

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