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Jane the Virgin

'Jane The Virgin' And The High Art Of Telenovelas

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 04.28.2016 | Arts

And, action. It’s Season 2 of “Jane the Virgin,” and Jane (Gina Rodriguez), the show’s hardworking heroine, is in a spat with her creative wri...

'Orange Is The New Black' Star Tells Her Own Moving Story To Change Minds On Immigration

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 04.27.2016 | Politics

Actress Diane Guerrero didn't expect to publish a memoir at the age of 29. But she didn't expect to feel that it was necessary -- not until the push f...

Honorary Street Proposed For 'Jane The Virgin' Star Gina Rodriguez

Chicago Tribune | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 04.19.2016 | Latino Voices

An alderman has proposed honoring "Jane the Virgin" star Gina Rodriguez by calling the Northwest Side block she grew up on "Honorary Gina Rodriguez Wa...

It's 2016 And Latino Representation On TV Is Finally Starting To Reflect Reality

Mic | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 04.12.2016 | Latino Voices

Latinos make up 17% of the U.S. population. They account for 32% of frequent moviegoers. But as Flavorwire put it bluntly last year, Hollywood made th...

9 Times Gina Rodriguez Was A Straight Up Dancing Queen

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 03.31.2016 | Latino Voices

Gina Rodriguez's got all the moves. Whether she’s busting a move with Derek Hough on the set of "Jane the Virgin," or throwing an impromptu dance pa...

'Jane The Virgin' Narrator Creates A Hero For Latinos Who Feel 'Trapped' In A Conservative Culture

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 03.29.2016 | Latino Voices

Anthony Mendez has said he enjoys the partial anonymity that comes with being the faceless voice of The CW’s “Jane The Virgin,” but he wasn't af...

Life After Death

Lisa Steinberg | Posted 03.25.2016 | Entertainment
Lisa Steinberg

Fair warning, spoilers lay ahead. It's been a few weeks now since the death of the character Lexa (Alycia Debnam-Carey) on The 100 and the topic has ...

To Include is to Inspire

Anthony Mendez | Posted 02.26.2016 | Latino Voices
Anthony Mendez

Don't worry about diversity in your work, if you're Latino. I didn't set out to address diversity -- a word that makes me cringe, because it implies that the "standard" is white and everything else is "non-white" (another word establishing white as the standard -- at the center).

Jane The Virgin Actress Reveals Eight Important Life Lessons From The Show

Quora | Posted 02.24.2016 | Entertainment

It feels pretty groundbreaking for me and I feel a sense of pride. I had a general meeting with the heads of casting before I even knew about "Jane The Virgin" months before my audition. I remember sitting in the waiting room and watching on the monitors the trailers of the CW shows airing at that time and thinking to myself "where are the people of color?" "What am I doing here?" "I don't fit this CW mold."

I Still Love Telenovelas

Julissa Bonfante | Posted 02.17.2016 | Latino Voices
Julissa Bonfante

People can say whatever they want about telenovelas, but I love them. They are as much part of my culture as rice and beans.

This 'OITNB' Star Wants You To Help Fight Against Deportation

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 02.04.2016 | Latino Voices

"We are a nation of immigrants." That's the message Diane Guerrero wants to share with the general public in her new video collaboration with the Imm...

Gina Rodriguez Offers Golden Globes Dress To Fan For High School Prom

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 01.29.2016 | Latino Voices

Gina Rodriguez is an award-winning Latina actress and style icon. She's also proving to be quite generous with her admirers. Rodriguez, who's pretty a...

Pop Culture’s Housewife Problem, Explored

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 01.25.2016 | Arts

In the otherwise cheery suburban dwellings of North America lives a lethargic subspecies of the phylum "Housewifius disgruntledus," kingdom "Mammalia....

Their Current Situation Is Not Their Destination

Amanda Slavin | Posted 01.15.2016 | Impact
Amanda Slavin

Have you ever met a person and thought, I have for sure already met this person in a past life or, if you don't believe in past lives, I was for sure ...

Watch Gina Rodriguez's Tearful Tribute To Rita Moreno

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 12.30.2015 | Entertainment

Gina Rodriguez attended the Kennedy Center Honors Tuesday night, where she got the chance to pay tribute to one of Hollywood's living legends, Rita Mo...

Introducing The Anti-Manic Pixie Dream Girl

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 03.08.2016 | Arts

As the enthusiastic yet self-aware narrator of “Jane the Virgin” let us know last week, Jane Gloriana Villanueva was not always the level-headed h...

The Fictional Telenovela Within 'Jane The Virgin' Is Now A Real Novella

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 12.21.2015 | Latino Voices

"Jane the Virgin" fans rejoice, there's more Rogelio de la Vega to love! The team behind the hit CW television show has authorized a fan fiction-style...

Gina Rodriguez Responds To Golden Globes' America Ferrera Mix-Up

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 12.11.2015 | Entertainment

Earlier this morning, the Golden Globes sent out a tweet in which they misidentified actress America Ferrera as Gina Rodriguez. Sure, it was a pretty ...

Why Gina Rodriguez Says Receiving Her Golden Globe Nomination Today Is 'Serendipitous'

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 12.10.2015 | Latino Voices

It's a big day for Gina Rodriguez. The "Jane The Virgin" star received her second consecutive Golden Globe nomination on Thursday morning for Best Act...

Gina Rodriguez Shows Skin And Body Confidence On Instagram

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 11.19.2015 | Latino Voices

Gina Rodriguez isn't just baring some serious skin in a recent Instagram post, she's also baring her soul. The "Jane The Virgin" star has opened up ab...

Kesha Randomly Guest-Starred On 'Jane The Virgin'

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 10.20.2015 | Entertainment

"Jane the Virgin" is now home to not only one, but two famous pop divas. Only three episodes before Britney Spears is scheduled to make an appearance...

Britney Spears Gets Cozy With 'Jane The Virgin' Nemesis

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 10.12.2015 | Entertainment

Britney Spears gave fans another reason to get excited about her upcoming appearance on The CW's "Jane the Virgin." Ahead of the show's premiere, the ...

'Jane The Virgin’ Season 2 Will Feature Two Weddings And A Mystery

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 10.12.2015 | Latino Voices

LOS ANGELES -- Jane Gloriana Villanueva is a dreamer. But even the “Jane The Virgin” protagonist's wildest fantasies are no match for what some of...

Gina Rodriguez Says 'Jane The Virgin' Episode With Britney Spears Is 'So Good'

The Huffington Post | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 10.08.2015 | Entertainment

Gina Rodriguez spilled the beans on Britney Spears' much-anticipated "Jane The Virgin" cameo in a conversation with HuffPost Live on Wednesday. "You c...

Gina Rodriguez's Message To Those Saying She's 'Not Latina Enough'

The Huffington Post | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 10.08.2015 | Latino Voices

Gina Rodriguez is tired of having to prove she's "Latina enough." After the "Jane The Virgin" star's Spanish was criticized on Instagram in August, th...