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Latina Says Napa Valley Wine Train Threatened Her Group Too, Suggests 'A Pattern'

Fox News Latino | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 08.27.2015 | Latino Voices

The mostly black women from a book club who were kicked out of the Napa Valley Wine Train over the weekend were not the first ones to run into troubl...

Confessions of a Latina Arrepentida

Lourdes Duarte | Posted 08.26.2015 | Latino Voices
Lourdes Duarte

After suffering through too many inauthentic portrayals of both Latinas and the Magic City on screen, I decided to do something about it. Because I'll be DAMNED if another feisty Cuban girl in the 305 is growing up resenting her heritage, too.

Spicy

prisca dorcas mojica rodriguez | Posted 08.21.2015 | Latino Voices
prisca dorcas mojica rodriguez

When I hear you call me aggressive, bold, angry, spicy, I think: yes, I might be. But do not reduce this contextual reaction to my lived-realities because of how different it is from yours.

Latina Abuelas Will Go Crazy For This Sale On Mislabeled Food Containers

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 08.18.2015 | Latino Voices

Are you tired of coworkers always taking your food out of the office refrigerator? Then perhaps you could use a set of gently used mislabele...

How #LoveWins for All

Maritza Martinez | Posted 08.11.2015 | Latino Voices
Maritza Martinez

If there was one thing you could do that would ensure that your family members would have a reduced chance of suicide, substance abuse, unsafe sex, and homelessness, would you do it? That one thing we can all do is accept and support our LGBTQ family members. That is how #LoveWins.

Can Please We Stop Apologizing for Being Offended by Offensive Things?

Kadia Blagrove | Posted 08.11.2015 | Women
Kadia Blagrove

It bothers me that Perez apologized for being offended by such an offensive comment. It bothers me even more that she shifted the issue from Osbourne's problematic comment to her sensitivity. Dear Rosie, you were not being too sensitive. Please stop apologizing.

Reproductive Justice is Fundamentally an Economic Justice Issue

Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan | Posted 08.11.2015 | Latino Voices
Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan

The ability of women of color and immigrant women to lead healthy reproductive lives is an integral part of the right to self-determination in all aspects of their lives and inherently impacts their economic security and independence.

Stop Denying Me My Blackness: A Latina Speaks About Race

Vanessa Mártir | Posted 08.06.2015 | Latino Voices
Vanessa Mártir

Yes, I am black. I am also indígena. It is not up to the world to decide my identity for me. To deny a Latina her blackness just because she doesn't "look black" or has a different experience because she's not African American, is to be ignorant of history.

Behind the Issue: Sinister Wisdom 97: Out Latina Lesbians

Julie R. Enszer | Posted 07.16.2015 | Gay Voices
Julie R. Enszer

Today is the official release date of Sinister Wisdom 97: Out Latina Lesbians. There are many things that are unique about this issue of Sinister Wisdom.

How My Backflip Landed Me at ABC's Shark Tank Casting Call

Sonia Smith-Kang | Posted 07.10.2015 | Latino Voices
Sonia Smith-Kang

What does this image have to do with ABC's Shark Tank? Well, let me start from the beginning.

What Caitlyn Jenner's VF Cover Sparked For Me As Sister of Trans Woman

Selenis Leyva | Posted 06.03.2015 | Latino Voices
Selenis Leyva

I am a sister to a beautiful and kind young transgender woman. My sister is not famous, in fact she is having a hard time finding employment to this date. She is still struggling to be accepted, and she is still in danger every time she leaves her home.

The Circus Wonder Woman

Johnathan Lee Iverson | Posted 05.08.2015 | Latino Voices
Johnathan Lee Iverson

Adrielle Alves had a secret. A secret she'd been clinging to since joining Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey approximately four years earlier. Initially, she was hired to perform alongside the featured flying trapeze ensemble.

12 Things You Should Never Do While Dating A Latina, As Illustrated By Aubrey Plaza

The Huffington Post | Ana Maria Benedetti | Posted 08.03.2015 | Latino Voices

It's Valentine's Day! It's a day to celebrate love and that special person you're sharing your life with. Or that special person your friends set ...

10 Lessons the U.S. Will Learn From CUBA

Alexia Parks | Posted 02.18.2015 | Impact
Alexia Parks

There was a time when I ran a 10K race with the Mayor of Yelapa, Cuba. As we headed uphill on the only asphalt road going into and out of town, we were passed by a group of teenage girls running barefoot.

In Conversation With Pili Montilla

Adriana Teresa Letorney | Posted 02.01.2015 | Entertainment
Adriana Teresa Letorney

"My dad has always been a great inspiration to me. He actually celebrates when I don't book a job. He says: "Pili, every 'no' is getting you closer to a 'yes'." It's a mindset that has really helped me push through those rough times."

Being a White Latina: A Reflection on Racial And Ethnic Identities

Nicholle Lamartina Palacios | Posted 01.31.2015 | Latino Voices
Nicholle Lamartina Palacios

We live in a country where race is a dichotomy and people are literally separated into categories of black and white -- but human identities are not that simple. When speaking about my own racial identity, it is impossible not to also talk about my ethnic identity.

5 Facts to Know About President Obama's Immigration Announcement

Vanessa Cardenas | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics
Vanessa Cardenas

This is undoubtedly a tremendous win for the immigrant community and immigration reform advocates, and most importantly, it paves the way for a broader immigration reform when Congress decides to act. Here are five facts to keep in mind when assessing the potential impact.

Soy Latina, También

Bianca Betancourt | Posted 12.17.2014 | Latino Voices
Bianca Betancourt

"[They think] Sofia Vergara. They think Eva Mendes. They think JLo. They think, you know, all these girls that are very, very light, basically look white and have an accent. And a lot of times [others] and I get dismissed as Latina because we're not immediately identifiable."

Golfing Your Way to Success: The Power of Connections Through Sport

Dannia Guzman | Posted 12.13.2014 | Business
Dannia Guzman

Have you ever wondered what golf has to do with success? If, like for many of us, it has never crossed your mind, allow me to share the new insights I have gained about golf through the online Global Latino Summit.

Hellfire of the Vanities: Confessions of a Latina Redneck

Sandra Ramos O’Briant | Posted 11.22.2014 | Latino Voices
Sandra Ramos O’Briant

"My daddy got tired of hearing me bawl and told me to beat her good first chance I got."

Sofia Vergara Haters -- Just Shut Up!

Tammy Bleck | Posted 10.28.2014 | Fifty
Tammy Bleck

Would we be having this discussion if Hugh Jackman had been displayed shirtless on that rotating pedestal? I think not. This was tongue and cheek, people. A parody. A lark. And a creative way to present a boring part of the show. Geesh!

This MIT Grad Plans To Change The Lives Of Thousands Of Latina Girls

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 08.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Luz Rivas graduated from MIT as one of the very few women of Hispanic descent, but now she’s taking the reins to provide other Latinas with experien...

An Aligned Life: Prince, Queerness and Softcore Porn (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 10.22.2014 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

2014-08-23-20140821EliciaGonzalessmall.jpgIn her youth Elicia Gonzalez from Broomfield, Colorado, experienced a shocking exposure to Prince that would become "very much so representative of what would happen with my sexuality later in life."

A Q&A With Latina Journalist and Multimedia Dynamo, Nina Terrero

Marcus T. Wright | Posted 10.06.2014 | Entertainment
Marcus T. Wright

Once on the fast track toward a career in law, Nina changed course and pursued an opportunity in her true dream and calling -- sharing the stories of the world, to the world itself through news reporting.

An Unexpected Heirloom

Michele Serros | Posted 09.24.2014 | Women
Michele Serros

An hour? To choose a wedding dress for the biggest day of your life? Unheard of. After all, one's wedding dress symbolizes a milestone, having great potential in becoming a family heirloom.