The 20 Greatest Lessons We’ve Learned from Our Moms
By Amaris Castillo | 05/12/2013 - 09:03

Someone did say mothers know best. In honor of this upcoming Mother’s Day, we took to our Facebook page to ask Latina.com readers about the greatest lessons taught to them by their Mamis.

We were touched to receive a flood of comments filled with everything from tenderly sweet words to harsher stand-straight-and-face-this-God-forsaken-world kind of advice.


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HRC Red Equal Sign
Gay Marriage: HRC Red Equal Sign Goes Viral on Facebook
By Samantha Leal | 03/27/2013 - 10:32

As the Supreme Court hears arguments to decide the fate of marriage equality, including the fate of Proposition 8, which outlawed same-sex marriages in California, a number of Facebook users have changed their profile pictures to a red image featuring an equal sign. But what's this all about?

Turns out, it's the red version of the Human Rights Campaign logo, an advocacy group for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. The group posted the red logo on its Facebook page Tuesday morning and called for others to adopt the image in support of marriage equality.


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Danny Trejo Meme
Our 12 Favorite Latino Memes of 2012!
By Amaris Castillo | 12/27/2012 - 18:27

You've sent them to friends in fits of laughter - sometimes even in tears. They permeate your Facebook newsfeed, litter your Instagram account, and dance through cyberspace faster than a quick salsa number.

We're talking about Internet memes. If you're not careful, hours can be shaved from your life just laughing and sharing them with those closest to you. But that's the fun in it.

Below are our favorite Latino memes of 2012. Go ahead, share... help us continue the cycle.


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Fashion designer Carolina Herrera
Fashion News: Zuckerberg’s Wife’s Dress, Carolina Herrera’s Worth and Narciso Rodriguez on Style
By Samantha Leal | 05/22/2012 - 15:00

Here’s what you need to know this week in fashion:

Carolina Herrera, who founded her fashion line in 1980, hit $1 billion in sales last year. Yep, a billion dollars. [WWD]


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Stefano Langone
EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Stefano Langone Chats on Camera with Latina Readers!
By Adriana Rivera | 01/26/2012 - 15:58

Last night, Latina Magazine conducted a live Facebook video chat with part-Mexican American Idol alum Stefano Langone! Over 150 fans tuned in to chat with their favorite Idol contestant from last season and ask those burning questions that have been on their minds since they last saw him either on the show or on the Idols Live tour.


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10 Latinas On What They Hate Most About the Holidays
10 Latinas On What They Hate Most About the Holidays
By Amaris Castillo | 12/16/2011 - 18:18

We all have a bone to pick about the holiday season.

Whether it’s the overwhelming pressure to buy everyone in your family a gift – or the claustrophobic feeling that results from visits to the mall – it can be difficult sometimes to find a reason to smile around this time. By no means do we want to be pessimistic about the holidays – it is definitely a joyous time. We were just curious, so we brought this question to Latina’s readers on our Facebook page:


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10 Latinas On What They LOVE About the Holidays
10 Latinas On What They Love About the Holidays
By Amaris Castillo | 12/15/2011 - 18:00

We know – there’s plenty to love about the holidays! 

Whether your favorite part is getting to spend ample quality time with loved ones – or savoring more of your mami’s homemade Latin dishes, the top reasons always vary. Which is we brought our question to Latina’s Facebook readers – What do you love the most about the holidays?

While we received over 40 responses, we had to narrow the number to 10 here. Check them out below – and happy holidays!


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7 Latinas Share Their Halloween Costumes
7 Latinas Share Their Halloween Costumes
By Amaris Castillo | 10/31/2011 - 15:39

Happy Halloween!

Most of us are at work right now, but after work, a few of us will slip out of our work clothes and into a superhero costume, or transform into a “devilish” angel, or dress as a pirate... you get the idea. 


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LISTEN: Shakira's New Single, "Antes de las Seis"
LISTEN: Shakira's New Single, "Antes de las Seis"
By Mariela Rosario | 10/20/2011 - 15:47

Shakira just dropped the fourth single off of her latest Spanish language album, Sale el Sol. This new song, called "Antes de las Seis" is a ballad written and produced in collaboration with Lester Mendez, who also worked with Shaki "Underneath Your Clothes" and "La Tortura"—which bodes very well for the singer.


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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: 10 Latinas Send Messages to Loved Ones
10 Latinas Send Messages to Loved Ones with Breast Cancer
By Amaris Castillo | 10/13/2011 - 12:11

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we asked Latina readers on our Facebook page to send a message to a loved one who is suffering or has suffered from breast cancer. The outpouring of stories was remarkably touching – we appreciate those who responded.

What to Watch for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: "Five"


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