By Barbara Gonzalez | 09/11/2016 - 11:00
Even if the media didn't always portray accurate representations of Latina girls, there was one place we could turn to see ourselves: literature.
By Raquel Reichard | 03/24/2016 - 15:08
Looking for a queer coming-of-age novel that you could actually relate to? Oh, only since the first time you realized your attraction toward your same gender was widely considered strange and abnormal? No shit!
By Raquel Reichard | 03/07/2016 - 13:28
By PRI.org | 02/08/2016 - 15:37
The following essay originally appeared on PRI's The World.
By Samantha Leal | 05/27/2014 - 11:22
A new study has shown a shift of Latinos identifying as "some other race," to "white." But according to
By Sugey Palomares | 03/02/2012 - 15:14
Looks are definitely deceiving!
Time Magazine's latest "Yo Decido: Why Latinos will pick the next President" cover may look like it features an exclusive array of Latinos, but word spread quickly that the print publication casually slipped in a non-Latino. Can you spot him? Probably not since Latinos are so diverse, but Michael Schennum, who is coincidently on the top row, covered by the letter "M" in the magazine's logo, is actually half-White and half-Chinese.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 01/27/2012 - 14:55
The frustrating ironies of being Afro-Latina hit Yuly Marshall with stunning regularity: At work at a Miami hospital, Hispanic patients of the Cuban-born radiology technician usually assume she’s African American, asking her, “Where did you learn to speak Spanish like that?” and expressing shock—even skepticism—that she’s really Latina. Other times, fellow Latinos will disparage African Americans in front of her with phrases like, “What can you expect from negros?” and then turn around and tell her, as if paying her a compliment, “But you’re not like that. You’re one of us.”
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