Posts tagged "latina"

The Soapbox: On Disney’s First Latina Princess

“Disney is releasing a Latina princess soon, mija,” I declared to my daughter as we drove away from her school and on our way to pick up her dad. “Good!”…

Veronica Arreola | October 29, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Summer’s Eve Pulls Their Racist Douche Ads Offline

Summer’s Eve pulled two of their racist douche commercials offline after an outpouring of complaints over their depictions of black and Latina women. Summer’s Eve’s PR defended their ads…

Jessica Wakeman | July 27, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Douching Is All About “Empowerment,” Says Summer’s Eve PR

Yesterday, thanks to Summer’s Eve douching products, I learned that my vagina is “the most powerful thing on Earth and that samauri warriors and medieval jousting was all about fighting…

Jessica Wakeman | July 19, 2011 - 3:20 pm

“The Dirty Girls Social Club” Author Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez Alleges Racist TV Adaptation Of Her Book

Most authors would die to see their book made into a movie or TV show. But not Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez — not anymore. The author of The Dirty Girls Social Club

Jessica Wakeman | December 23, 2010 - 6:15 pm

Today’s Lady News: Colorado Gets Its First Lesbian Supreme Court Judge

Meet Monica Marquez, 41, the first lesbian and Latina Supreme Court justice in Colorado. Monica and her dad, a retired senior judge who was the state’s first Latino to serve…

Jessica Wakeman | December 15, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Is It Odd Jennifer Lopez Has Red-Headed Babies In “The Back-up Plan”?

I haven’t seen “The Back-up Plan” yet, which is Jennifer Lopez’s new flick about a woman who conceives via a sperm donor before meeting a guy she falls in love…

Jessica Wakeman | May 21, 2010 - 11:30 am

Quotable: America Ferrera Will Never Have Blonde Hair Or Blue Eyes

America Ferrera: “There was this part in this movie with this director who shall remain nameless. It was a story set in Texas about this family and they weren’t sure…

Jessica Wakeman | January 22, 2010 - 5:50 pm

Today’s Lady News: Sonia Sotomayor Confirmed To The Supreme Court

Sonia Sotomayor has been confirmed by the Senate in a 68-31 vote. After she receives the oath of office, Sotomayor will be the first Latina judge and third female judge…

Jessica Wakeman | August 6, 2009 - 7:40 pm

Breaking: Sonia Sotomayor Can Be Objective, Too

Supreme Court justice nominee Sonia Sotomayor is in the middle her confirmation hearings. Each day, we reach new heights of irritation that her impartiality is called into question.


Jessica Wakeman | July 15, 2009 - 3:00 pm