Kamren Curiel

Cinco de Mayo Memes
The 12 Funniest Cinco de Mayo Internet Memes Ever!

Cinco de Mayo has become quite the controversy. Seeing non-Latinos walking around plastered and wearing sombreros every May 5 is annoying. Having to educate folks about it marking Mexico's short-lived victory over the French back in 1862 is exhausting. Which is why we invite you to sit back, relax and let the Internet gods do the talking for you.

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Cinco de Mayo: 10 Celebs Rockin’ Sombreros

It’s Cinco de Mayo not Mexican Independence Day. The day marks May 5, 1862 when Mexico defeated the French at the Battle of Puebla; a short-lived, overrated victory that in the U.S. has become a good excuse to party. Whether you partake or not, sombreros and drinking will be had. Chips and salsa are on sale at your local supermarket and celebrities are probably on their fifth margarita by now. To prepare you for the Mexican version of St. Patrick’s Day, here are 10 celebs who look ready to shout “Tequila!” 

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Sofia Vergara rides a bike on the set of Modern Family
National Bike Month: 12 Latino Celebs en Bicicletas!

May is National Bike Month, which means ditching those cars (at least on the weekends) and stepping into greener modes of transportation. Not only will you spare the air and save some serious bucks, but you’ll get a kick-ass workout too. With events across the country, including Bike to School Day on May 8 and Bike to Work Week May 13-17, it’s easy to take part in a great cause. Here are 12 Latino celebs that prefer two wheels.

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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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