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Latinos in the film industry BELatina Latinx

Despite Underrepresentation, Latinos Are the Most Powerful Audience, New Report Finds

When we talk about representation, we not only emphasize the fairness behind it but also the high consumption of audiovisual content by our community....
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These Are Some Latina Directors Currently Helping With Representation in Media

"The anatomically correct Oscar: he's white and male, just like the guys who win!" read a 2002 billboard in Los Angeles during Oscar season...
Queer Mercado BELatina Latinx

Queer Mercado in East Los Angeles Fosters Representation and Networking in the LGBTQ+ Community

East Los Angeles has been a historical epicenter of civil struggles; it is an area that, since the Chicano moratorium of 1970, has been...
City of God BELatina Latinx

What ‘City of God’ Teaches Us About Representation in Film, Ten Years Later

When the Brazilian film "City of God" was released in 2002, it shook the cinematic panorama, both for its extraordinary production and the painful...
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Gentefied’s Julissa Calderon and Annie Gonzalez Talk Community, Representation, and Offer a Sneak Peek...

The Netflix favorite Latinx comedy-drama series Gentefied is back with its second season, and we couldn’t be more excited!  As you may remember, the first...
Chef Aaron Sanchez BELatina Latinx

A Conversation With Chef Aaron Sanchez About Community and Representation

Being a first-gen in a Colombian household in the 90s was not an easy feat. At first, everything seemed foreign; television programs, toys, food...
Gina Torres BELatina Latinx

Gina Torres Takes a Stand on Latinidad, Representation, and Hispanic Heritage

One of my personal crushes has always been Cas, the widow of the Nebuchadnezzar pilot Dozer in Matrix Reloaded and Matrix Revolutions (2003). Cas...
Jillian Mercado BELatina Latinx

Jillian Mercado Makes History in the Representation of Disabled People on Television

Before The L Word came into our lives in 2004, very few of us had seen the reality of lesbian life on television. In...
Break Underrepresentation STEM BeLatina Latinx

Breaking Institutional Underrepresentation of Black and Latinx Youth in STEM

The fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) are among the fastest-growing work areas in the United States. However, racial, ethnic, and gender...
Representation Gaming BeLatina Latinx

Representation in Gaming Matters and the Afro-Latino Spider-Man is Helping with This

There’s a new Spider-Man in town, and his name is Miles Morales. Okay, Miles may not be “new” per se (his comic debut was...