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How “Vida” Celebrates the-Unexplored Sex Lives of Latina Women

Vida is the title of Starz's latest family-focused series, and it’s also the Spanish word for life. And that is no coincidence, as the half-hour drama, premiering Sunday, May 6, invites audiences into the lives of East Los Angeles-based Mexican-American sisters Emma and Lyn, whose mother has suddenly died. The loss brings about feelings of anger, frustration and even confusion for the estranged siblings, as they set to take over the family owned bar, also named Vida.
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Exclusive: Jessica Marie Garcia Ushers In A New Generation Of Funny Latinas On 'On My Block'

The freshman season of On My Block premiered on Netflix Friday, and the series, highlighting the lives of urban youths in Los Angeles, can already count celebrities like Eva Longoria-Baston and Gabrielle Union-Wade among their fans. And while there have been plenty coming-of-age stories on series television throughout the years, none tell the stories of young people of color quite like “On My Block,” created by Lauren Iungerich, who was behind the MTV hit 'Awkward,' Eddie Gonzalez and Jeremy Haf
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Why 'One Day at a Time' Deserves a Third Season

When Gloria Calderon-Kellett and Mike Royce set out to create a show about a Cuban-American family, they wanted it to be authentic. Not only is it authentic, it has touched Latinos and non-Latinos in many surprising ways. While this is a show about a Latino family and their experiences, they are similar experiences for many other immigrants, LGBTQ teens, and anyone who has dealt with mental health issues like depression, anxiety, and PTSD.
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EXCLUSIVE: Raul Castillo Wants People To Have Uncomfortable Conversations About Race and Culture in this Country

Raul Castillo became a household name after starring on HBO’s Looking, but it’s his continual choice of roles that helps him stand out in Hollywood. The Texas-born stage and film actor recently debuted his latest series, Seven Seconds alongside Regina King, David Lyons, Russell Hornsby, and Beau Knapp in Los Angeles. Castillo stars as Felix Osorio in the Netflix drama created by Veena Sud, currently available for streaming. The series examines the aftermath of an accident involving a white offi
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EXCLUSIVE: Actor JJ Soria Talks Playing a Cop on 'The Oath' and THAT Crazy Season Finale on 'Animal Kingdom'

JJ Soria is no stranger to playing complex characters, but the duality of his newest character on The Oath proved to be a fun challenge for the Mexican-American actor. Soria brings to life Officer Pete Ramos, a family and career man who finds himself on the wrong side of the law in the streaming series currently available to watch in its entirety. MORE: EXCLUSIVE: Justina Machado Confirms the 'Six Feet Under' Reunion of Your Dreams Might Be Closer Than You Think He discovers very quickly how e
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EXCLUSIVE: Justina Machado Confirms the 'Six Feet Under' Reunion of Your Dreams Might Be Closer Than You Think

As Justina Machado continues to earn acclaim for her role on Netflix’s One Day at a Time, it’s with fond memories that longtime fans remember her portrayal of Vanessa Diaz on Six Feet Under. MORE: The Season 2 Trailer for 'One Day At a Time' Gives Us All Of The Feels As you may recall, Freddy Rodriguez played her husband Federico for five really intense seasons. Back when there were even fewer Latinos on English language programming, two Puerto Ricans from Chicago starred on of one of the bigg
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EXCLUSIVE: Jennifer Lopez Confirms Collaboration with Cardi B on 'Dinero' and Talks Becoming a Guess Model

As Jennifer Lopez was posing seductively for photographer Tatiana Gerusova for what would become historic ads for the Guess brand, she was working behind-the-scenes on a song with rapper and fellow Latina, Cardi B. MORE: Alex Rodriguez Giving Jennifer Lopez a Good Luck Kiss Before Her Performance Will Make You Say 'Aww' The mother-of-two is not only balancing two projects at a time either. She just scored a sixth number one song on the Billboard charts with her collaboration with Wisin titled
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EXCLUSIVE: Sofia Pernas Talks About Her 'Independent, Headstrong' Character on 'The Brave'

Sofia Pernas has played a bad-ass analyst with experience behind a desk and on the field on NBC’s The Brave. And as the series’ freshman season gets ready to end on Monday night at 10 pm, fans can’t help but wonder if the network will be bringing them back for more. MORE: EXCLUSIVE: Watch This Reenactment of Selena Quintanilla's Last Moment With Yolanda Saldivar The actress, who is half Spanish and half Moroccan, spoke to Latina.com about playing such a strong female role, what darkness a new
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Gaby Espino is on the border of good & evil in ‘Señora Acero’

Gaby Espino packs a pistol on Telemundo’s “Señora Acero” and she's not afraid to use it. Viewers just never know which team she happens to be playing for. In the popular telenovela about a female coyote who helps undocumented immigrants cross the border, Espino co-stars as Indira Cardenas, the Homeland Security boss whose shady dealings on the side keep her navigating in a gray area between right and wrong. Apart from charging people crazy amounts of money to cross the border, she is tasked w
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John Legend on parenting Luna with pregnant wife Chrissy Teigen

He's preparing to become a proud parent once again when he and wife Chrissy Teigen welcome their second child into the world next year. And John Legend opened up on being a father and his wishes for his children's future during a VIP tasting of his LVE Wines Collection held at The Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles on Thursday. The Grammy-winning musician, 38, told DailyMail.com he and model Chrissy, 32, are 'learning how to parent together' as they navigate this new stage of their decade-long rel
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'Good Behavior' Romance 'to Get More Complicated' as Letty Hits New Low (Exclusive)

Letty has gone back to living the high life on TNT's "Good Behavior" and it's driving a huge wedge between her and hitman boyfriend Javier. In an exclusive sneak peek at Sunday's new episode, a tweaked out Letty (Michelle Dockery) gets a phone call from Javier (Juan Diego Botto), who doesn't quite get the reaction he was hoping for when he tells her he's purchased a 3-bedroom house for them to live in as a family. He's determined to make it work for them and Letty's son Jacob, but she's in a d
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Pixar's 'Coco' Proves Audiences Will Reward Hollywood for Gambling on Diversity

Pixar's latest blockbuster, "Coco," proves what latinos and hispanics have known all along: They're ready and willing to reward movie studios for representation on the big screen. And they're not alone. Audiences of all ethnicities have flocked to theaters to see a story about a 12-year-old Mexican boy's magical journey through the worlds of the living and the dead during the annual Dia de los Muertos celebration. The critically acclaimed animated family film has already made $157.5 million wo
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EXCLUSIVE: Stephanie Sigman is Changing the Game With Her Boss Role on “S.W.A.T.”

Thursday nights are heating up on CBS thanks to their hit new drama “S.W.A.T.,” and lead actress Stephanie Sigman is enjoying every minute of it. MORE: Mexican Actress Stephanie Sigman Added to the Cast of the Next 'Bond' Film Not only does the Mexican-American star get to play Shemar Moore’s love interest, but more importantly, her character Jessica Cortez is the S.W.A.T. team boss. And while that leads to some steamy back and forth between Jessica and Moore’s Daniel “Hondo” Harrelson, the 30
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`S.W.A.T.'-TING STEREOTYPES AWAY: Stephanie Sigman Relishes Complex Role

Stephanie Sigman rules the roost in the male-dominated "S.W.A.T.," but will her character lose it all for love? The Mexican-born actress stars as Capt. Jessica Cortez on the freshman CBS drama based on the 1975 series of the same name. The Thursday night show follows a Los Angeles-based S.W.A.T. team led by newly promoted Sgt. Daniel (Hondo) Harrelson (Shemar Moore) -- with whom Cortez is having an affair.
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EXCLUSIVE: Demi Lovato On Journey With Mental Health & More From Her Upcoming Documentary

If you think you know everything there is to know about Demi Lovato, the singer and actress promises you ain’t seen nothing yet. MORE: WATCH: Demi Lovato's Trailer for Her New Documentary Lovato sat down with Latina to talk about her new documentary, Simply Complicated, set to debut exclusively via YouTube on October 17 and she doesn’t hold anything back. Not that she’s ever been shy about discussing her challenges with mental health issues and alcohol abuse, being bisexual or her experience w
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