By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/26/2013 - 10:30
It's a historic time for the LGBT community! The Supreme Court struck down on a provision of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California's same-sex marriage ban, known as Proposition 8, this morning.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/21/2013 - 15:34
Being a young LGBT is not easy, but being an LGBT Latino is probably even harder! According to an article by the Huffington Post, the biggest concern for LGBT Latino youth is family acceptance.
By Amaris Castillo | 06/21/2013 - 09:09
If you're Latina, you're with me. There are just some things you can never tell your mami - unless of course you want to throw her into cardiac arrest. Throughout my life, I've been conditioned to learn of the kinds of statements that are better left unspoken in a Latino household - the list seems endless.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/20/2013 - 13:45
The first major compromise on the immigration bill currently being debated by the Senate has been reached.
Fox News Latino reports that the tentative agreement would stiffen the bill's border security requirements without delaying legalization for those living in the country unlawfully.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/19/2013 - 15:24
It's a good day in the world of education, at least in one part of the country. More Latino high school students in New York City are graduating at a higher rate than ever before, although sadly, the number of English Language Learner graduates still lags.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/19/2013 - 11:32
Little Mexican-American cutie Sebastien De La Cruz is not sweating his haters one bit. As a matter of fact, De La Cruz says the racist outpour on Twitter after he performed the National Anthem at Game 3 of the NBA Finals has actually helped him.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/19/2013 - 10:12
Latinos account for approximately 21 percent of all new HIV infection cases in the U.S. According to statistical reports by the Centers for Disease Control, that's nearly three times the rate of infection for whites. Juanes has now taken this statistic and decided to run with in order to help build awareness for the young Latino community.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/17/2013 - 17:11
As we await one of the most highly anticipated rulings by the Supreme Court, we began to take a further look into affirmative action and where the nation stands with it.
By Amaris Castillo | 06/14/2013 - 10:18
Once again, Sebastien De La Cruz sang the national anthem on Thursday night – the same song that brought him a flood of racist sentiments on social media earlier this week. Introduced by San Antonio’s mayor Julian Castro, the adorable 11-year-old mariachi singer sang the patriotic anthem again during Game 4 of the NBA Finals, complete with a traditional mariachi outfit.
By Amaris Castillo | 06/13/2013 - 17:50
Sebastien De La Cruz has spoken out about the flood of racist comments made about him during his recent national anthem performance. As the 11-year-old Mexican American mariachi singer belted out the patriotic song before Game 3 of the NBA Finals between the Heart and the Spurs, some Twitter users began to spew racial slurs and ant-Latino sentiments about him.