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Latinas Changing Television
7 Latinas Who Are Changing TV

Despite the booming Hispanic population, Latinos remain underrepresented in media — on TV and on film. However, a dedicated few Latinas have made it their mission to bring more diversity to our small screens.

From Eva Longoria to Soledad O'Brien, these Latinas are changing the television landscape for Latinas: 


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Sofia Vergara on Modern Family
15 Lessons from 'Modern Family' Character Gloria Pritchett

Modern Family is returing for its sixth season on September 24, and we can't wait to catch up with the Pritchetts, Tucker-Prtichetts and Dunphys. After binge watching the series this summer, we picked out our favorite moments from the sassy and flawless Gloria Pritchett (played by none other than Sofia Vergara) to share all the life lessons we all can learn from her:


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10 Life Lessons We Learned From 'Gilmore Girls'
10 Life Lessons We Learned From 'Gilmore Girls'

Cancel your weekend plans! Gilmore Girls is coming to Netflix.
For seven seasons, Argentine-American Alexis Bledel and Lauren Graham starred as the quirky and loveable mother-daughter duo Lorelai and Rory Gilmore. We laughed, we cried, and we couldn't help but feel like part of the Gilmore family. 


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12 Latinos You Never Knew Starred In Your Favorite Show
12 Latino Stars You Never Knew Were in Your Favorite Shows

When you turn on the TV, do you often wish that there were more Latino faces on screen? We do, too! But, we were shocked to find out that some of our favorite shows already had Latino stars. 
From Ed Weeks to James Roday, these 12 actors star in your favorite TV shows (and you probably never even knew they were Latino!)


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Honey Maid Commercial
Celebrating Diversity: The 5 Best (And Most Touching!) Commercials Out There

Depicting diversity hasn’t always been a top concern for ad agencies or the general public. (Heck, that’s the reason Latina magazine was founded in the first place). But as demographics change and lifestyles do, too, it’s become apparent to many that the people we see in the media we consume should reflect our society – because we’re all beautiful and human and worthy.  Here are the best commercials highlighting and celebrating life as we know it. Bravo, brands.


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Orange Is the New Black Season 2 Teaser Released!
Orange Is the New Black Season 2 Teaser Released!

Who's ready for the new season of Orange is the New Black?! While it feels like forever since we binge-watched the first season, Netflix has finally announced the release date of the second season... June 6! While we're incredibly distraught that it seems like FOREVER from now, we're a bit happier that we got a sneak peek with a teaser release. Will you be watching?


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Coca Cola America the Beautiful Super Bowl commercial
Tweets Attack Multilingual Coca Cola Commercial

The amount of uproar a Coca Cola Super Bowl commercial has caused is enough to make us question our sanity. The commercial depicts scenes from everyday life–with families and friends–with many voices singing "America the Beautiful." The twist? The song is sung in different languages, highlighting the diversity in this country we call home.

But some felt the need to bash the commercial, taking to twitter to voice their outrage. The hashtags #SpeakAmerican, #BoycottCoke and #fuckcoke all started trending mere moments after the commercial aired. 


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EXCLUSIVE: The 'X Factor' Contestants Talk Holiday Plans, Demi Lovato & Jasmine V!
EXCLUSIVE: The 'X Factor' Contestants Talk Holiday Plans, Demi Lovato & Jasmine V!

For the past few weeks, we've been chatting with your favorite X Factor contestants, and if you've been watching our exclusive interviews, you've grown to love (and for some, miss) those on the Fox reality competition show.

This week, we talked with viewer faves Alex and Sierra, Restless Road, and our own Latino Carlito Olivero.


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EXCLUSIVE: The 'X Factor' Judges Talk Christmas Wish Lists & More!
EXCLUSIVE: The 'X Factor' Judges Talk Christmas Wish Lists & More!

While she may no longer carry any of her contestants to the finale, judge Demi Lovato is part of the reason many of us watch X Factor, and why we don't want to change the channel!

We caught up with Lovato and fellow judge Kelly Rowland backstage, before chatting with former X Factor contestants Emblem 3. Both Rowland and Lovato shared their Christmas wish list, and we even scored a personal holiday recipe!


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Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull at the 2013 American Music Awards
Racism Alert: People are Not Okay With Latinos at the American Music Awards

Ay ay ay ay... sometimes, we're just so saddened by our fellow Americans' ignorance we can't help but shake our heads and wonder when times will change. Last night, Pitbull hosted the American Music Awards. While we could sit here and debate if he did a worthwhile job or not, it seems there were some that couldn't help but take to Twitter to voice their opinions on the hosting choice, NOT for how well he hosted–but for the fact that he is Latino.

 


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