Legislators Vow to Protect Children Being Targeted by Sex Traffickers
Legislators Vow to Protect Children Being Targeted by Sex Traffickers
By Celia Fernandez | 08/09/2013 - 13:29

An estimated 20.9 million men, women and children are trafficked for commercial sex or forced labor around the world.

Of those 20.9 million 26 percent are children, according to the International Labour Organization.

Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard, CA-D, has reintroduced the Child Trafficking Victims Protection Act in order to protect vulnerable children at the border.


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Making Us Proud: Denisse Montalvan Changes Orphans' Lives With Jewelry Line
Making Us Proud: Denisse Montalvan Changes Orphans' Lives With Jewelry Line
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/07/2013 - 17:25

Denisse Montalvan -- a successful public relations professional who was born in Costa Rica and raised in Nicaragua -- is one Latina who is making us very proud!

Montalvan began making and selling jewelry to help her in paying for tuition and books while she was a student at California State University, Dominguez Hills.


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Lilia Martinez and husband with check from the Illinois Lottery
Chicago Latina Wins Lottery!
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/31/2013 - 09:24

When Chicago resident Lilia Martinez walked into her local grocery store to buy a $1 lottery ticket, she never expected the great news that would soon be headed her way.


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Latina Texans Face Health Crisis
WATCH: Latina Texans Face Health Crisis
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/23/2013 - 16:52

The passing of the new Texas abortion law last week has left many women in the state feeling worried when it comes to reproductive health.

According to The Huffington Post, the restrictive abortion law is now forcing the community to be faced with several challenges.


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30 Latinas and Their Heritage
Think You Can Guess the Heritage of These Latina Stars? Think Again!
By Celia Fernandez | 07/13/2013 - 12:00

Do you know what Bella Thorne, Meagan Good and Snooki have in common? They are all Latinas, of course! But what exactly inform their backgrounds? We break down their heritage in a fun game we like to call, 'Guess Her Heritage!" Do any of these surprise you?


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Analouisa Valencia
Lesbian & Biracial Latina Beauty Queen Ready for South Carolina Pageant
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/09/2013 - 15:27

Her name is Analouisa Valencia. She is a biracial Latina, and she is being referred to by many as the new face of the south.

According to NBC Latino, Valencia will be making history next week as the first openly gay contestant to enter to win the title of Miss South Carolina.


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Real Latina Shows Off Her Bright Blue Eyeshadow
Real Latina Shows Off Her Bright Blue Eyeshadow
By Celia Fernandez | 06/21/2013 - 13:11

One of the hottest summer trends is bright and bold eye shadow. The neon blues, bright yellows and soft pinks can make anyone’s eyes go from drab to fab in an instant. This week’s Latina Style Wars is ALL about this gorgeous beauty trend.


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Ana Ortiz, Eva Longoria and Dania Ramirez at Devious Maids premiere
Are the 'Devious Maids' Latina Heroes? Eva Longoria Thinks So!
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/20/2013 - 10:04

Having recently earned a master's degree in Chicano Studies, Eva Longoria is probably a good person to turn to if you're trying to gain a better understanding of the Latino community.


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William Levy: Behind the Scenes At His Latina Cover Shoot!
William Levy: Behind the Scenes At His Latina Cover Shoot!
By Sugey Palomares | 05/07/2013 - 10:43

William Levy may be bringing sexy back for the June/July 2013 Latina magazine cover, but beyond that hot cover pic, we also have a heavy dose of exclusive behind-the-scenes scoop for you!


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Vicci Martinez at the NAACP Theatre Awards
Singer Vicci Martinez on Coming Out: "I Believed God Cared More About Me Loving and Being Loved" (EXCLUSIVE)
By Helen Ubinas | 04/26/2013 - 12:12

President Barack Obama made history when he talked about gay rights in his inaugural speech — proof that support for same-sex marriage is growing. But the change of attitude is even more apparent in the usually socially conservative Latino community than among the general public. In 2006, 56 percent of Latinos opposed same-sex marriage. Now 52 percent say they support it. Times are changing, and so are our feelings about our gay hermanos y hermanas.

Survey Says:


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