We Need To Talk About 'Butt Selfie Queen' Jen Selter

I tried to ignore this woman for as long as possible. I really did. The first time I heard the term "butt selfie" and later, "Queen of the Butt Selfie," I knew nothing but frustration and eyerolls would come from me learning more about either of those things. So I drew my mind far, far away from this human and her… » 4/15/14 5:15pm 4/15/14 5:15pm

Rosie Perez Hilariously Unamused by Romney's Claim that Latinos Have it…

When chortling rich bastard Mitt Romney gave his infamous "47%" talk to a room full of gajillionaire donors earlier this year, he also pointed out that if he had been born Latino, he'd have it easier than he has it now, as an oppressed white man. Actress and card-carrying Latina Rosie Perez was wholly unamused, and… » 10/15/12 5:35pm 10/15/12 5:35pm

Eva Longoria to Produce New TV Pilot Starring Four Latina Actresses… As…

Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry is working on a pilot called Devious Maids, which seems to be loosely based on a Mexican telenovela Disorderly Maids Of The Neighborhood. The premise: Four maids (Ugly Betty's Ana Ortiz, Entourage's Dania Ramirez, Chasing Papi's Roselyn Sanchez, Scrubs's Judy Reyes) with big… » 3/27/12 3:40pm 3/27/12 3:40pm

Why Latinas Aren't Allowed to Get Angry

In a few very tangible ways, Latinas have it rougher than other folks. Not only do we often find ourselves in an ethnic/cultural/linguistic/racial minority, cuing others to pile on stereotypical expectations, but we're also female. Often we might be the only woman in the room, and so we also bear the brunt of an… » 2/28/12 3:00pm 2/28/12 3:00pm

Politics Is Not "Black And White," It's Many Shades Of Brown

With all the talk of race in this election, the one large voting block that has been relatively ignored by the media since Hillary Clinton won its affections in the primaries is Latinos. But this week has brought us a trio of stories about the Latino — and particularly the Latina » 10/23/08 1:30pm 10/23/08 1:30pm — vote in this election. Despite…