Kamren Curiel

Pregnant Teen
Plan B Is the Safest Drug Out. Why Shouldn't It Be Over-the-Counter?

The Plan B debate continues after the Food and Drug Administration approved over-the-counter sales of the emergency contraceptive for women 15 and older on Tuesday, sparking beef on both sides of the issue.


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Juanes Performs on DWTS Latin Night
DWTS Recap: Juanes Represents on Latin Night

Latin Night on Dancing With the Stars wasn’t without its cheesy clichés (sombreros, fruit stands, and piñatas) but one thing more genuine than Jacoby Jones’ salsa was Juanes. The Colombian sensation made history last night as the first Latin artist to perform two songs entirely in Spanish—“La Camisa Negra” and a new number called “Cumbia Sexy”—on the insanely popular show.


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Puerto Rican Teen Forced to Stand for Pledge of Allegiance
Puerto Rican Teen Forced to Stand for Pledge of Allegiance

Enidris Siurano Rodriguez is not afraid to stand up, or in this case sit, for her rights. The 15-year-old Maryland honor student and gifted violinist has not stood for the pledge of allegiance since the 7th grade because of what she believes is an unjust political situation in her native Puerto Rico. Her bravery has caught the attention of Ricky Martin and Calle 13's Residente, who've both Tweeted their support for the outspoken student.


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Transgender Man Becomes First to Give Birth in Chile
Transgender Man Becomes First in Chile to Give Birth

A Chilean transgender man is making headlines after being the first recorded male in Chile's history to give birth. Known as "Matias," he represents a rare instance in which a transgender man in Chile was able to keep his female genitalia, though he is legally male.

“We know that our case is a milestone, a precedent,” said Matías, who chose to keep his identity secret while talking to Chilean television station Mega about his pregnancy. “Along the way we discovered legal loopholes... but the entire thing has been so normal.”


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Guillermo Diaz
4/20 Fans? 11 Latino Celebs Who Have A History with Weed

This 420 (4:20 or 4/20), we're sure many weed-friendly people will be lighting up cannabis with friends (and who are we kidding, family too). The whole observance had us thinking about all the celebs who have their own history with pot.


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Carmen Corral
‘Southland’ Actress Carmen Corral Talks Banda Music & Hot Scenes with Ben McKenzie (EXCLUSIVE)

Mexican American actress Carmen Corral has been hustling her way through Hollywood ever since graduating from UCLA with a theater degree in 2004. The Chicago native’s first big break came shortly after graduation when she landed a role in HBO’s Chicano rights film Walkout, which depicted the 1968 East L.A. student uprising.


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25 Greatest Latino TV Role Models Ever & What They Taught Us As Kids
The 25 Greatest Latino TV Role Models Ever!

Growing up in the 80s and 90s, we weren’t exactly spoiled for choice when it came to Latino TV role models. Luckily, TV’s gotten better at casting more diverse actors, but we still have a long way to go. Here, we rounded up TV characters we’re inspired by and would actually let our children watch. Check them out and tell us who your onscreen idol is.


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Vicci Martinez at the NAACP Theatre Awards
Vicci Martinez on Life After ‘The Voice,’ Shakira, and Rosetta Stone (EXCLUSIVE)

Mexican American singer-songwriter Vicci Martinez is best known for coming in third on the first season of The Voice, but the 28-year-old artist has been making music since she was 16. Born and raised in Tacoma, Washington, Martinez moved to Los Angeles after signing with Republic Records.


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Demi Lovato at the Topshop LA Opening Party
This is My Confession: 10 Latino Celebs Who Have Revealed MAJOR Secrets!

After Demi Lovato’s recent revelation that she has a half-sister she never knew about (whoa!), we thought we’d dig through the crates to find some other celebrity skeletons that have come out of the closet. Here are 10 celebrity confessions! 


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Nicole Richie: Why She's a 'Fashion Star' in Her Own Right (PHOTOS)
Nicole Richie: Why She's a 'Fashion Star' in Her Own Right (PHOTOS)

Nicole Richie reunites with Jessica Simpson and John Varvatos as celebrity mentors on NBC's reality competition Fashion Star, premiering tomorrow at 8/7c. Richie will continue to offer insight and advice to up-and-coming designers creating looks worthy enough to convince buyers from Macy's, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Express to purchase and carry exclusively in their stores. With $3,000,000 on the line, the fashion expert takes her job seriously.


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