15 Latinas Who Broke Barriers!
15 Latinas Who Broke Barriers!
By Cristina Arreola | 03/10/2014 - 15:57

It’s no secret that Latinas are a force to be reckoned with. We’re strong, independent, fierce, and proud of our culture and heritage. So, it comes as no surprise to us that they're are many famous Latinas who have spent their career overcoming obstacles and outshining their male counterparts. Here's a list of Latinas who have broken barriers in their careers: 


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Chita Rivera at the Broadway Opening Night of "Rain - A Tribute To The Beatles"
Chita Rivera: A Career Retrospective
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 01/23/2014 - 12:35

Happy birthday, Chita Rivera! The legendary Broadway star, who was born in Washington, D.C. in 1933, turns 81 today.


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Latino Celebs Who Bring Awareness to the AIDS Crisis
8 Latino Celebs Who Bring Awareness to the AIDS Crisis
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:


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Chita Rivera's 80th Birthday Bash to Help Fight AIDS
Chita Rivera's 80th Birthday Bash to Help Fight AIDS
By Cristina Arreola | 09/23/2013 - 15:18

Chita Rivera is throwing a huge 80th birthday bash...and the best part is we’re all invited! 

The Tony Award winning singer, actress, and dancer, who initially wanted to quietly celebrate her birthday, changed her mind and decided to use her talent and fame to give back.


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Latino Tony Winners through the Years: A Retrospective
Latino Tony Winners through the Years: A Retrospective
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 04/30/2013 - 10:13

The Tony Awards nominations were announced today, and we admit we're a bit bummed that no Latinos were nominated this year (except of course the superbly talented Lin-Manuel Miranda, a previous Tony winner who wrote the music for this year's hit Broadway musical Bring It On: The Musical, which was nominated for Best Musical). Congrats to Miranda!


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Poll: Who Should Be the Next Latina on "Glee'?
Poll: Who Should Be the Next Latina on "Glee'?
By Latina Staff | 08/12/2010 - 13:21

We hear rumors that Gloria Estefan may be the next superstar to appear on Glee. (More on that later.)

In the meantime, it made us wonder...


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Recasting 'The Golden Girls': The Classic Sitcom Gets A Latin Makeover!
By Lee Hernandez | 08/06/2010 - 09:00

Greece, Turkey, Russia, the U.K. and various Latin American countries have remade the classic 80s sitcom, The Golden Girls, and this fall—Spain will join the party with a remake entitled, Las Chicas de Oro. All of these re-imaginings got us thinking about how The Golden Girls would look with our dream cast.
 
In the words of Sophia Petrillo: “Picture this!”


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