By Priscilla Rodriguez | 12/01/2013 - 11:00
December 1st is World AIDS Awareness Day. Did you know that 1 in 4 new HIV/AIDS cases are women? And according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Latinas are 4 times more likely to have HIV/AIDS than non-Hispanic white women. These statistics are proof that we need to continue to educate one another about this epidemic. Here are 10 Latino celebrities who are bringing awareness to the AIDS crisis:
By Latina Staff | 06/04/2013 - 09:38
Mexican soap star and actor Sebastián Ligarde has recently come out as a gay man, telling the media that he has been in a stable relationship with another man for more than 20 years.
As we celebrate June as LGBT Pride Month, Ligarde's news made us think of the Latino celebs who are prime examples of what it means to be out and proud. These are the faces of gay pride in the Latino community. How do you show your pride?
By Lee Hernandez | 03/15/2013 - 09:14
Same-sex marriage talk has been buzzing this morning after Republican Senator Rob Portman announced his support of it. According to NBC News, the GOP politician reversed his previous position on issue after his son came out as gay.
By Samantha Leal | 07/18/2012 - 16:00
Project Runway All-Star and designer Mondo Guerra has championed HIV awareness ever since season eight of the show, when he went public with his HIV positive status. We chatted with the Mexican-American designer about his new campaign, season 10 of Project Runway and what Heidi Klum is really like off-camera.
Tell us a bit about your HIV-awareness campaign - what's the message?
By Lee Hernandez | 02/08/2012 - 10:02
In honor of yesterday's news—the federal appeals court overturned Proposition 8, which bans same-sex marriage!—we’re celebrating six Latino celebs who are prime examples of what it means to be out and proud. These are the faces of gay pride in the Latino community.
By Adriana Rivera | 01/05/2012 - 14:55
Project Runway All Stars contestant Mondo Guerra dedicates his design work to his friends and family every time his garments hit the runway. This talented Mexican-American fashion designer also knows that love keeps him grounded. Guerra spoke to Latina.com exclusively about returning to the show after being the runner-up and how love got him through it all.
By Adriana Rivera | 01/04/2012 - 14:10
When Mexican-American fashion designer Mondo Guerra ended season eight of Project Runway as runner-up, we were crushed. But now Mondo is back as one of the contestants on Project Runway All Stars, premiering on Lifetime tomorrow at 9 p.m., (EST). The talented designer spoke to Latina.com exclusively about the intense new season, and how his Latin culture influences his designs!
By Lee Hernandez | 10/27/2011 - 17:30
Last year, even Vegas oddsmakers would've bet on Mondo Guerra to win season eight of Lifetime's hit reality competition, Project Runway.