By Priscilla Rodriguez | 12/06/2013 - 15:35
The New York Film Academy recently put together an extremely interesting infographic titled “Gender Inequality in Film.” According to the infographic, only 30.8 percent of speaking characters in films are women and roughly a third of these are shown in sexually revealing attire or partially naked. Another interesting statistic the NYFA listed was the percentage of women employed behind the scenes.
By Cristina Arreola | 11/22/2013 - 09:36
America Ferrera is using her fame to draw attention to immigration reform at the University of Texas, after an anti-immigrant "game" drew national attention to the university.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 11/06/2013 - 16:04
We love names like Sofia, Naya and Salma! But do you know the meaning of these names? Presenting 16 of your favorite Latina celebs and the meanings behind their nombres:
By Samantha Leal | 10/17/2013 - 13:54
America Ferrera is set to become a nun. Well, at least she'll be playing one.
A new CBS drama, Damascus, will star Ferrera as a crusading nun who practices law to help the less fortunate, Deadline reports. When she teams up with a corporate lawyer, the two become the target of a secret and powerful organization set to destroy them.
By Latina Staff | 10/09/2013 - 15:42
"Equality for all," is the message that many Latino celebrities are supporting. Most recently, Jennifer Lopez was honored at the 2013 Human Rights Campaign National Dinner at Washington Convention Center in DC with the Ally for Equality Award.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/03/2013 - 16:48
Celebrities are very often scrutinized for their beliefs or political stance, causing many to keep quiet when issues arise. But others, like Stacey Dash and Eva Longoria, aren't afraid to go out there and speak their minds -- regardless of what anyone might think. Check out 11 stars who speak out about their beliefs and stance on various matters:
By Cristina Arreola | 09/27/2013 - 10:15
Ready for a surprising fact? Since the Emmy Awards began in 1949, no woman of color has ever won Best Actress in a Drama Series, and only one Latina actress, America Ferrera, has ever won for Best Actress in a Comedy Series.
By Cristina Arreola | 09/23/2013 - 09:44
Mexican actor Diego Luna has never been shy about speaking up about immigration policy.
Luna, who just finished directing a biopic about U.S. civil rights activist Cesar Chavez, recently said the U.S. can strengthen its border with Mexico, but it cannot eliminate people’s need to survive.