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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...

Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story Promises Fair Representation of the Latinx Community

Whether you are a musical fan or not, we can agree that there is no better time in the history of the country than...
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Universal Takes First Steps Towards Authentic Latinx Onscreen Representation

It seems that the big film industries have finally understood that recognition begins with words. According to a press release from the Universal Filmed Entertainment...

The Numbers are in: Television Networks are Answering the Call for Representation of LGBTQ...

LGBTQ representation on television is at record high levels, according to the annual “Where We Are on TV” report compiled by GLAAD. The report...
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‘Chicago Fire’ Actor Jeff Lima Is Trying to Eliminate Hollywood’s Latinx Inequality

The high level of inequality in Hollywood is not a secret. From pay gaps to race discrimination, the American media industry is being seclusive...
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Cultural Representation Goes Multimedia Via Films Like ‘Coco’

There is a before and after Coco. The movie that broke records and put cultural representation back on the map is an example of...
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The ‘Coco’ Effect: Raising Awareness Around Cultural Representation

When cultural theorist Stuart Hall cultivated the concept of cultural representation, he probably knew that advocating for the depiction of gender, race, and ethnicity...
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It’s Time to Stop Erasing Latinos from Hollywood

A new report released this week by the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative has quantified how unequivocally the Latinx community has been shut out of...
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It’s Insane in the Membrane that Latino Legends Cypress Hill get a Star on...

After the release of their first album back in 1991, Latinx sensation Cypress Hill (Sen Dog, B-Real, Eric Bobo, and DJ Muggs) has received...
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11 Latina Actresses Who Have Spoken Out on Hollywood Stereotypes and Lack of Diversity

It is no secret that Latinos have been grossly underrepresented in Hollywood. And when Latino actors are included, they are often portraying criminals and...
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Looking Back on Representation (or Lack Thereof) in Jane the Virgin During Its Epic,...

The second episode of Jane the Virgin’s final season airs tomorrow night, and you should definitely not try to watch it without seeing last...

Representation Matters: 15 Latinxs I Saw on TV While Growing Up

I didn’t care much for having Barbie dolls when I was little. I had her Latinx friend Teresa (I still have to find out...