Child Beauty Pageant Makes Contestants Prove They're Actually Latina

Child beauty pageants are fucked up enough without adding a weird racial dimension to them, but if you're going to be terrible, you might as well be all-the-way terrible, right? The Little Miss Hispanic Delaware pageant — which exists because apparently the world doesn't mess with little girls' brains enough as-is —… » 10/23/13 2:40pm 10/23/13 2:40pm

Anti-Abortion Billboards Targeting Latinos Now

These billboards are about to start appearing in Los Angeles, because targeting the African-American community wasn't enough for anti-choicers. » 6/08/11 5:35pm 6/08/11 5:35pm

How Different Races Intermarry

Recent studies show that inter-racial and -ethnic marriages are on the rise. Not all groups, however, intermarry at the same rate. Asians are more likely than Hispanics, Blacks, and Whites to marry someone of a different race or ethnicity. » 5/12/11 5:50pm 5/12/11 5:50pm

How Hollywood Is Fucking Up The Dirty Girls Social Club

Over a year ago, author Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez optioned the TV rights to her bestselling novel, The Dirty Girls Social Club. Christmas eve, Valdes-Rodriguez called the TV project racist on her blog. For Christmas she got a cease and desist letter. » 12/27/10 2:45pm 12/27/10 2:45pm

Colorado Swears In First Openly Gay Latina Justice

On Friday Monica Marquez became the first openly gay and first female Hispanic Colorado Supreme Court justice. After being sworn in by her father, a retired judge, Marquez noted, "My allegiance is to the law, not to any particular constituency." » 12/14/10 11:14am 12/14/10 11:14am

At Brides.com, It's A Very White Wedding

Of 684 images of wedding-related dresses at brides.com, there were about 43 African American women, a few identified as Hispanic, and none, as far as we could tell, of Asian women. » 8/02/10 6:18pm 8/02/10 6:18pm