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Latinx Parenting, Techqueria and More Latinx Creators on Patreon

In a time when Latinxs are working toward representation in industries like Hollywood and technology, many are taking it upon themselves to find a way to showcase their talents, educate, build community, and still make a living.  Members of the...
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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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Latinx Romance Anthology Highlights Sexually and Culturally Diverse Love

Latinx love stories aren’t often diverse or varied in publishing but Latinx authors are slowly but surely changing that. A group of Latina authors came together this past holiday season to create a thoughtful, holiday-themed romance anthology that intentionally highlights diverse...
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Best of 2021: 10 of the Top Latinx Influencers of the Year

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
From celebrities like Selena Gomez to politicians like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Latinxs are some of the most influential people in the country, so it should come as no surprise that some of the most prominent influencers and up-and-coming creators on social...
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Poll Finds Up to 40 Percent of Voters Are Offended by the Term “Latinx”

Sofía Aguilar
This month has brought in new fuel to add to the decades-long debate in the Latinx community: the name we use to identify ourselves. Do we use Latino or Latinx or Latine? Do we call it #LatinxHeritageMonth or #HispanicHeritageMonth? Chicana...
Culture

Latinx, Latine, Hispanic, Latino/a: What Do We Call Ourselves?

Laysha Macedo
Scrolling through the #Latinx tag on Tiktok you’ll find a mix of your everyday relatable content such as “Hispanics Be Like” or plenty of educational videos highlighting topics important to the community like immigration and Indigenous history. In the midst...
Culture

18 Must-Read Books By Latinx About Latinidad

Laysha Macedo
Our history may not often be taught in schools but there are countless books dedicated to telling our stories and for Latinx Heritage Month (but really all year long) we want to honor those stories. We at HipLatina love to...