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‘Now & Then’ Murder Mystery Series Brings Nuanced Latinx Representation to the Screen

Sofía Aguilar
Apple TV+’s newest show Now & Then is redefining what it means to grow up a little too fast, what it costs to keep secrets and lose the most important people in your life—and most of all, what it looks...
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15 Must-Read Poetry Collections by Latinas in Honor of National Poetry Month

Sofía Aguilar
April marks an important month for poetry lovers, readers, and writers—National Poetry Month! The month-long celebration was originally created by the Academy of American Poets to recognize the importance of poets in our culture and everyday lives. It has been...
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Eva Longoria Launches Latinx Podcasts With iHeartMedia’s My Cultura Podcast Network

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Eva Longoria continues to prove she’s dedicated to uplifting our community and amplifying our stories through her work. She is collaborating with iHeartMedia to reach Latinx audiences with three brand-new Latinx podcasts that are a part of the broadcasting company’s...
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BIPOC Kept Hollywood Afloat but Representation Still Low, Study Finds

Latinx representation in Hollywood is far from representative of our population in the U.S. and there’s a lot of work that needs to happen behind and in front of the camera. UCLA just released its annual Hollywood Diversity Report, and...
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10 Empowering Latina Characters in Literature You Need to Know

Sofía Aguilar
Today March 8, otherwise known as International Women’s Day, is a day during Women’s History Month for all of us to celebrate the achievements of women throughout history and current female change-makers all over the world. But growing up, we...
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11 Must-Read Books by Latinas in Honor of Women’s History Month

Sofía Aguilar
For many of us, March isn’t just another month but the celebration of Women’s History Month! While we should be uplifting the history, accomplishments, and contributions of women every day, it’s important that women—especially Latinas—take center stage in a world...
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16 Movies & Shows Featuring Latinx Talent Coming Out in 2022

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
With the news of the cancellation of Gentefied earlier this month, it feels like the year is off to a rocky start for Latinx representation in Hollywood. The show made many of us feel seen and its cancellation after just...
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Acclaimed Latinx Short Films You Need to Watch

Laysha Macedo
The work of Latinx creatives in Hollywood is worth celebrating year-round and here at HipLatina, we are highlighting some short films that center narratives of the Latinx community.  As we’ve seen a rise in Latinx representation in mainstream media with...
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11 of the Best Books by Latinas of 2021 You Need to Read

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
It was such a good year for Latinx literature! So many insanely talented Latinx authors released new books this year that we honestly couldn’t even keep up. There are even more exciting Latinx books coming out in 2022, but while...
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15 Books by Latinx Authors Coming Out in 2022 You Need to Read

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Books lovers get ready because 2022 has some amazing libros coming from Latinx authors and we cannot wait. This past year brought us some powerful reads including For Brown Girls with Sharp Edges and Tender Hearts by Prisca Dorcas Mojica...
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Vanessa Yeager is Making Surfing A More Inclusive Sport for Latinas

Nicole Young
Vanessa Yeager grew up in in sunny California which helped cultivate her love of surfing and yet, as a Latina, she realized there wasn’t a whole lot of diversity in that world. The physical education teacher and surf coach decided...
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11 Latinx Kids Books to Enjoy During Latinx Heritage Month and All Year Long

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
We at HipLatina obviously love to celebrate Latinx representation all year long, but we love that Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15-October 15 each year, gives us the opportunity to highlight even more of the incredible work people...