The stories appear new. They are not. Where is the Latina Olivia Pope? Where is my unified upper class Mexican American family?
Embracing Latino or Hispanic has not benefitted Indigenous folks, Chicanos or Afro-Latinos because it has been robbed from the rest of us by white Latinos for their own agenda: money and political powers with brands, ect.
The fact remains that LGBT people are only properly portrayed in a staggeringly few novelas. The majority of the melodramas simply fail the LGBT community and larger Latino community with either two-dimensional, frequently disparaged LGBT characters or a world simply not inhabited by LGBT characters at all.
The "Latino Media Gap" report serves as a first solid step in offering the mainstream media industry real data to confirm Latino representation is at a crisis low and requires urgent acknowledgment by all.
At first, you might think that this creepy crime movie is just another The Exorcist rip-off -- but it's better than that. Better.
We're fine-tuning the MAS Texas Took Kit to help any K-12 teacher to incorporate Mexican American Studies. This can range from implementing an entire curriculum to using one lesson plan for a particular unit or obvious time of year such as Hispanic Heritage Month.
Most of these Latino entities that are tanking tend to be relatively conservative. Because, you know, they're afraid to offend mami and papi. So they take zero to no risks producing or promoting over-the-top content. The stuff that tends to go viral.
To those of you who aspire to be leaders, remember: If you espouse these principles, if you're a brand 'ambassador,' if you're a spineless politician, if you're facilitating the misguidance, exploitation and destruction of your own, you're no leader. You're a fraud.
Being Latino is not a crutch. Society keeps telling us it is. I'm telling you it's not. Believe in yourself. Pass it on to your family, your friends, your children, and society.
Unfortunately, we'll have to join the Dark Side for now if we don't want to be marginalized.
Too often, says Puerto Rican singer Ivy Queen, Latin artists overlook their LGBT fans. To show her support of this fan base frequently forgotten by he...
In recent years, our members have turned to the Internet to tell the stories that are often ignored by the media. But the court decision will now make it harder for our members to tell those stories since ISPs like Verizon can now block Web content and sites that are relevant to our community.
The media is undergoing an interesting transformation lately. Almost daily, I'm reading articles from websites such as Shadow and Act, The Hollywood R...
I was so happy to see The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences make history today when it announced that it was adding a total of nine new Spanish-language categories to the Daytime, Sports, and News & Documentary Emmy Award shows
So there I stood, absolutely mesmerized watching my five-year-old son adroitly maneuver through a complicated, life-like, labyrinth of activity and nefarious characters to accomplish his mission while sipping a juice box.
Tonight on PBS, I sit with worldwide music icon Gloria Estefan. We look back on her remarkable artistic journey and discuss how each of the songs she chose to record for her new album, The Standards, is reflective of a personal moment in time.