LGBT Undocumented Latino Groups Need More than Same-Sex Marriage Laws

Carolina Drake, November 4, NYC- Apparently gay people are fairing better than their non-gay counterparts in the Latino Community, but how does citizenship play into this equation? And where do the undocumented LGBT Latinos fit in? » 11/05/13 5:46pm 11/05/13 5:46pm

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

Lest We Forget, Brown Kids Absolutely Deserve More Brown Superheroes

As great as Andrew Garfield was in The Amazing Spider-Man, do you guys remember that major Twitter petition to get Community actor-cum-rapper Childish Gambino Donald Glover in as Peter Parker? Even Stan Lee was down with the idea. Even as the idea of canon superheroes widens to fit more archetypes of girls and women… » 6/15/13 12:30pm 6/15/13 12:30pm

Casting Call For 'Hot Blooded' Latina Moms Makes My Blood Boil

A new reality show being produced by DaM Legacy Entertainment is casting hot Latina mamis. I am not making this up! » 1/08/13 3:45pm 1/08/13 3:45pm

Latinos No Les Gusta Mitt Romney, Any Republican

Poor Mittens Romneybot. All his boyish heart wants and desires is simply to be the leader of the free world, elected President of the United States as God and nature and that lush head of hair intended. But no matter how hard he tries, no one seems to like him. Not far right social conservatives. Not female moderates.… » 3/15/12 7:15pm 3/15/12 7:15pm

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

Arizona Politician Proposes a Special Holiday for White People

When it comes to holidays, the theory is generally that you can never have enough of them. Though one Arizona lawmaker might be pushing the limits of that rule. During a conversation on the floor of the Arizona House Rep. Richard Miranda proposed a Latino American Day in Arizona, to celebrate the accomplishments of… » 2/06/12 11:55pm 2/06/12 11:55pm

Dating Latinos Doesn’t Make Me Racist

On more than one occasion, during my seemingly eternal quest for love, I've been accused by friends and acquaintances of being "racist" for trying to date Latinos. » 1/18/11 6:24pm 1/18/11 6:24pm

Nail Polish Names Are Endlessly Amusing

This weekend, I noticed the following polish on offer, not long after spying Rimmel's "Latino" lipstick. The cosmetics industry has officially run out of ideas, confirmed richly by the Internet. » 11/30/10 7:10pm 11/30/10 7:10pm

Keeping The Homeland Safe From Gay Latinos, Regardless Of The Cost

After yesterday's story » 8/12/08 2:20pm 8/12/08 2:20pm about "Nichole," who is being spared deportation (for now) due to her sexuality, the has about gay asylum seekers from Latin America. In 1994, then-Attorney General Janet Reno ruled that asylum seekers could legally argue that they needed asylum because they would be persecuted for their…

Como Se Dice "Lady Oz?"

Possibly-awesome show alert: HBO Latino is launching a new original series » 8/06/08 2:20pm 8/06/08 2:20pm set in a fictional Mexican women's prison. The drama, titled , will begin airing on September 10th and focuses on the corruption and abuse within women's prisons and the tensions between a prison rights attorney (Dolores Heredia) and a…