By Amaris Castillo | 05/12/2013 - 09:03
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.
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.
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.
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]
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.
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:
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!
By Amaris Castillo | 10/31/2011 - 15:39
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.
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.
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.