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Cast of ‘Los Espookys’ Talk Latinx Representation & Melding Comedy with Horror

Sofía Aguilar
After a three-year hiatus because of the pandemic, HBO Max’s Los Espookys is finally returning to our small screens for Season 2 in September. The comedy series first premiered in June 2019, making a name for itself on the streaming service...
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12 Books by Latinx Authors That Made Me Feel Seen

Sofía Aguilar
Every year on August 9, readers around the world celebrate Book Lovers Day, a day for all of us to turn off our smartphones and other devices, pick up a book, and celebrate the joy of reading. As we know,...
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James Franco Cast as Fidel Castro in ‘Alina of Cuba’, Sparking Outrage

Sofía Aguilar
Hollywood has been accused of erasing and silencing Latinx voices in media for decades, or even worse, left us to play stereotypical maid and drug dealer roles in film and television. Over the weekend, it was announced that actor James...
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12 LGBTQIA+ Latinx Authors Amplifying Queer Stories Through Their Work

Sofía Aguilar
While we should be reading LGBTQIA+ authors and Latinx authors throughout the year, it’s always special to read stories written by writers who are both LGBTQIA+ and Latinx during Pride Month. Especially because large corporations rainbow-ify their logos to sell...
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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...
Culture

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...