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Women Is Losers Trailer: Simu Liu Stars In The SXSW Hit Coming To HBO Max

Marvel's latest super friend is certainly switching it up for "Women Is Losers," the newest film from actress, producer, and director Lissette Feliciano. This equally depressing and uplifting movie has Simu Liu (who you definitely know from "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings" and "Kim's Convenience") acting alongside Lorenza Izzo ("Once Upon A Time In Hollywood"), Bryan Craig ("General Hospital") and Chrissie Fit ("Pitch Perfect 2") in a film that's based off of Feliciano and her mother'...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, News, America, San Francisco, Trailers, Kim, Janis Joplin, Sxsw, Gilbert, Liu, Izzo, Feliciano, Latina, Lorenza Izzo, Shang Chi


Every month is Hispanic Heritage Month for this Google exec. Here's how one Latina is making the tech giant more inclusive.

Perla Campos, the head of global marketing for Google Doodles, is the proud daughter of a Mexican immigrant to the US. Perla Campos/Google Perla Campos leads marketing for Google Doodles, which changes Google's logo for special occasions. Campos is also a proud Latina who describes her job as "making people feel seen and heard." For Hispanic Heritage Month, Campos shared her background and her inclusive mission. During the early years of Perla Campos' life, her mother, a Mexican im...
Tags: Google, America, Trends, Google Doodles, Stanford University, Campos, Latina, Hispanic Heritage Month, Heritage Month, Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, Perla Campos, Marguerite Ward, Ildaura Murillo Rohde, US Perla Campos Google Perla Campos, Granbury Texas Campos, Loris Lora Google


Happy Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month from wegg®!

Happy Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month from wegg®! This month of celebration spans from September 15th to October 15th every year and serves as an annual tribute to the culture and history of the Hispanic and U.S. Latinx communities. Observing and celebrating the impact that the Hispanic and Latinx populations have had on the U.S. is an important acknowledgment for all U.S. citizens to make. The Library of Congress has put together a collection of resources and commemorations for this historic...
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WB’s The Bodyguard Remake to Feature a Young Latina Protagonist

In a recent interview with Variety, Tony winner Matthew López (The Inheritance) opened up about Warner Bros. Pictures’ upcoming The Bodyguard remake of the 1992 romantic drama thriller, revealing some new details about its’ potential story. The scribe went on to confirm that unlike the original film which centered around an established singer, the upcoming project will instead be led by a young Latina protagonist who is trying to deal with her newfound fame. “When Warner Bros. approached me abou...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Secret Service, Steve McQueen, Warner Bros, Houston, Inheritance, Whitney Houston, Diana Ross, Yellowstone, Kevin Costner, Lawrence Kasdan, Warner Bros. Pictures, Lopez, Matthew Lopez, WB


Maya And The Three Trailer: The Stunning New Epic From The Book Of Life Director Comes To Netflix

Netflix must have caught wind about some of the recent grumbling directed towards the streaming service, because "Maya and the Three" looks more and more like an emphatic statement aimed at any and all skeptics. This "Netflix Animated Event told in nine epic chapters" will introduce audiences to a refreshingly new and original world that loosely borrows from different aspects of Indigenous mythology and Caribbean culture. Created, directed, written, and executive produced by "The Book of Life" f...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Disney, America, Netflix, Trailers, Caribbean, Maya, Latina, Jorge R Gutierrez, Jeff Ranjo, Candie Kelty Langdale, Silvia Olivas Doug Langdale, Rita Moreno Saldaña


Eva Longoria on the Power of Poderistas and the Latinas Make a Difference Summit

Since Poderistas’ launch just one year ago, the digital community has become a leading source for all things Latina. “We’ve really proven ourselves as a platform to speak to the Latina community and say, ‘Hey, you guys should be paying attention to this,’” Poderistas co-founder Eva Longoria tells Variety. “It could be politics or workshops. […]
Tags: News, People News, Eva Longoria, Variety, Latina, Our Town, Just For Variety, Poderistas


3 Candidates for Santa Fe Mayor Clash at Public Forum

Santa Fe’s incumbent entrepreneur-turned-mayor defended his handling of conflicts over historical monuments and stewardship of a COVID-battered economy at a candidate forum Monday amid stinging criticism from two Latina challengers.
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Commission offers tools for public to map LA County’s shifting political boundaries

LOS ANGELES — The commission charged with drawing districts for electing L.A. County supervisors sought more public input on Tuesday, Aug. 31, offering online tools which let residents draw their own recommended boundaries. The co-chair of the Los Angeles County Citizens Redistricting Commission said it is important for the public to see what the commission is up to. “We want the process of drawing the supervisorial district lines to be transparent. We will be making all submitted maps available...
Tags: Elections, Texas, News, La, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, Gavin Newsom, CRC, Board of Supervisors, U S Census Bureau, LA County, Robert Newman, Latina


The 20 Most Influential Female Directors

The narrative surrounding women in film is always changing -- even whether or not it is valuable to label someone a "female director" is up for debate. Makes sense! The term "female director" does not mean any one thing. Some women influenced cinema by developing technology. Others defined, or re-defined, a genre. Many made history by being the first woman to reach a milestone (no filmmaker needs to be the first at anything in order to be considered influential or culturally significant, but eac...
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Facebook Defeats Lawsuit Over Discriminatory Housing Ads–Vargas v. Facebook

This lawsuit alleges that Facebook is liable for Fair Housing Act discrimination purportedly enabled by its self-service advertising tools. The court grants Facebook’s motion to dismiss the Third Amended Complaint. I believe this case is now ready for a Ninth Circuit appeal, where anything could happen. Standing. “plaintiffs do not attempt to allege that housing was generally available in their desired markets – much less that housing Ads satisfying those criteria were being placed in Facebook –...
Tags: Facebook, Law, Marketing, Noah, Aol, Facebook Inc, Ninth Circuit, Vargas, Plaintiffs, Latina, Content Regulation, Derivative Liability, Caucasian Facebook


It takes Black women 19 months to equal a white man's annual earnings

kupicoo/Getty Images Black women make 63 cents for every dollar non-Hispanic white men make. According to , that means a loss of almost a million dollars over a 40-year career. There are different things policymakers and companies can do to close this pay gap. See more stories on Insider's business page. August 3 is Black women's Equal Pay Day. That is, it will take a typical Black woman starting on January 1, 2020 an additional seven months into 2021 to earn what non-Hispanic wh...
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Building back better means hiring more workers skilled through alternative routes

Wilkin Sanchez Contributor Share on Twitter Wilkin Sanchez is the founder of the Rhode Island Group for Hispanic Technology (RIGHT). When I first came to the United States from the Dominican Republic, nobody wanted to hire me for a job in tech. Rather than recognize the skills I possessed, employers could only see my still-developing English and my lack of a college degree. They failed to take into account my years of experien...
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TIFF 2021 Contemporary World Cinema and Discovery Lineup Announced

The first wave of Toronto International Film Festival 2021 titles dropped last week, and now we have even more movies joining the festival. The titles announced today are part of the TIFF Contemporary World Cinema and Discovery lineup, and include new films from Jane Campion, Maya Forbes and Wallace Wolodarsky, Joachim Trier, and more – including a heavy dose of debut features from filmmakers on the rise. The Toronto International Film Festival is back this year for its 46th edition, and whi...
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White federal prosecutor alleges U.S. Attorney’s Office discriminates against minority employees

A federal prosecutor in Santa Ana is suing the U.S. Department of Justice, alleging supervisors retaliated against him for complaining about widespread racism within the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Charles Pell, who is white, contends in a federal whistleblower lawsuit filed last week that his less-than-outstanding performance review in 2020 stemmed from his associations with Black and Latino female prosecutors in his office. He also was disciplined by his supervisors. Pell filed a formal complaint ...
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HBO Max Pa’lante’s Pop-up Promoting Romeo Santos Shows Is a Love Letter With Holograms

HBO Max Pa'lante, the streaming network's Latinx-focused audience initiative, is kicking off a week-long pop-up in New York's Washington Heights neighborhood that uses holograms to make a distant appearance feel more personal. The activation, dubbed House of Bachata, starts Monday and is produced by Latina-owned entertainment marketing firm MTW Agency. The interactive program concludes Friday...
Tags: Hbo, New York, Advertising, Washington Heights, Latina, Performance Marketing, Experiential, Streaming & OTT, HBO Max Pa, House of Bachata, MTW Agency


Graduates from 2020 finally got their moment for an in-person commencement at Cal State Los Angeles

Rebecca Galvn, a history major at Cal State Los Angeles, waits to enter graduation ceremonies as Tony Zamora holds a larger-than-life replica to support her at the event Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Graduation ceremonies will be held for graduates on Reeder field at Cal State LA over the next two weeks. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Cal State Los Angeles graduates are covered with confetti at Cal State LA graduation ceremonies Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Graduation cer...
Tags: Education, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Higher Education, Graduation, Community, Local News, San Fernando Valley, Latina, Reeder, David Crane, Cal State, William Covino, College of Ethnic Studies, Cal State LA


A Unity Ride recap and thoughts on respecting bodies in public spaces

Riders meet up prior to rolling out for a recent Unity Ride. (Photos: Maritza Arango/@arango_mari) Maritza Arango Publisher’s Note: Maritza Arango is BikePortland’s new events editor! This is her first (non Weekend Event Guide) post. Maritza moved to Portland from Bogotá, Colombia in January 2021. Stay tuned for a proper intro and more of her perspectives on Portland’s bike scene. – Jonathan How hard is it for humans to understand that differences should be acknowledged and respected? It is ...
Tags: Sport, Cycling, Portland, Don, Bogota Colombia, Latina, Willamette River, Sofie, Maritza, Sellwood, Maritza Arango, Jonathan How


LA County seeks reparations for 1968-1974 forced sterilizations at LAC+USC Med Center

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, July 13, urged state leaders to fund reparations to more than 240 survivors of forced sterilizations conducted at LAC+USC Medical Center between 1968 and 1974. Supervisor Hilda Solis said it was time to reckon with the past, offering a motion that also called on the county to explore stepping up if the state does not act. “Any intentional efforts to address systemic racism and build more equitable approaches into county services moving forw...
Tags: Health, News, California, Government, Sport, Soccer, Community, Gavin Newsom, LA County, Solis, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, Latina, Hilda Solis, California Senate, Center for Investigative Reporting, Top Stories LADN


Economic uncertainty and expanding opportunities for women have lowered the US birth rate - and it could lead to future labor shortages

Economists estimate that a family will spend on average $233,610 per child before they are 18 years old. Jacobs Stock Photography Ltd/Getty Images From 1950 to 2021, we saw a 50% decline in US birth rates, from 25 births per 1,000 people to 12. Sociologist Ann Oberhauser says the decline is tied to progress in areas like reproductive medicine and access to education. Lower fertility rates could translate to possible future labor shortages in many sectors of the economy. See more stories on...
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The US birth rate is down, and it could lead to future labor shortages

Economists estimate that a family will spend on average $233,610 per child before they are 18 years old. Jacobs Stock Photography Ltd/Getty Images From 1950 to 2021, we saw a 50% decline in US birth rates, from 25 births per 1,000 people to 12. Sociologist Ann Oberhauser says the decline is tied to progress in areas like reproductive medicine and access to education. Lower fertility rates could translate to possible future labor shortages in many sectors of the economy. See more stories on...
Tags: Europe, Japan, Kids, Education, Parenting, Opinion, Babies, US, Trends, Strategy, Iowa, Italy, Population, Birth Control, Census, New England


LinkedIn's D&I chief explains how inclusion is the key that 'unlocks the potential' of diversity

Rosanna Durruthy, LinkedIn's head of global diversity, inclusion and belonging. Courtesy of LinkedIn Rosanna Durruthy, LinkedIn's head of diversity, said more executives need to focus on inclusion. Inclusion is a set of practices that make all workers, especially workers from underrepresented backgrounds, feel safe to be themselves at work. Without inclusion, she said, corporate diversity efforts will fall flat. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rosanna Durruthy, an ...
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If corporate leaders don't prioritize building an inclusive workplace, their diversity efforts will fall flat, according to LinkedIn's head of diversity

Rosanna Durruthy, LinkedIn's head of global diversity, inclusion and belonging. Courtesy of LinkedIn Rosanna Durruthy, LinkedIn's head of diversity, said more executives need to focus on inclusion. Inclusion is a set of practices that make all workers, especially workers from underrepresented backgrounds, feel safe to be themselves at work. Without inclusion, she said, corporate diversity efforts will fall flat. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rosanna Durruthy, an ...
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The 7 best women's hiking pants, leggings, and shorts for day hikes and backpacking trips

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Well-designed hiking pants and shorts keep you protected against the elements, cool, and dry. The best hiking pants and shorts are breathable, stretchy, and handle dirt and sweat. Our top pick, the Columbia Saturday Trail Pant, is durable and versatile with zip-off legs. If you're headed out for an easy day hike, throw on a pair of hiking boots and whatever shorts or leggings you have lying around and just get out there. But if you're off on a technica...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Outdoors, Hiking, Trends, Columbia Sportswear, prAna, Features, Buying Guide, Backpacking, New Zealand, Columbia, Colorado Rockies, North Face, Latina, Eddie Bauer


Amazon Italy Original ‘Prisma’ Challenges Gender Norms in Different Ways (EXCLUSIVE)

After making a splash with “Transparent,” Amazon Prime Video’s Italian original series “Prisma” will keep the navigation of gender identity at its core while catering to a young adult audience and connecting with Italy’s neorealist roots. “Prisma,” which is currently shooting, is set in the city of Latina, just south of Rome, and its surrounding […]
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Women Entrepreneurs Must See Opportunity In Every Difficulty

Before the COVID-19 crisis, women-owned 40% of the businesses in the U.S., representing more than 12.3 million firms.As of 2020, these companies employed nearly 9 million people and generated $1.8 trillion in sales. Last year alone, women started 1,821 new businesses every day.  Of these, over 60% were started by women of color, and Latina women-owned businesses grew more than 87%.As Winston Churchill once said: “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opport...
Tags: Sales, Winston Churchill, Latina, Laurel Delaney, Women-owned Businesses, An Optimist, Create A New Market Space, Gain Traction, See Opportunity In Every Difficulty, Solve Old Problems


Inaugural Grant Recipients of Reel Change Film Fund Announced

REEL CHANGE: The Fund for Diversity in Film Scoring announces first recipients of the grant program a SESAC, Christophe Beck, & New Music USA collaboration Reel Change: The Fund for Diversity in Film Scoring, powered by SESAC and Christophe Beck and administered by New Music USA, announces the first recipients of the grant program. The mission of Reel Change’s five-year grants and mentorship program is to elevate the careers and opportunities of composers of diverse backgrounds who have been...
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With 5 more coronavirus deaths reported, LA County climbs to 23,999 total

Los Angeles County reported 248 new cases of COVID-19 and five additional deaths on Sunday, May 9, though health officials say the relatively low numbers likely reflect reporting delays over the weekend. According to state figures, there were 389 people hospitalized with the virus as of Sunday in Los Angeles County, down from 400 on Saturday. The number of those patients in intensive care increased from 87 to 90. Sunday’s figures brought the county’s totals to 1,235,561 cases and 23,999 deaths s...
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How Biden's American Families Plan could revolutionize American motherhood

Sen. Elizabeth Warren does a "Pinky Promise" with seven year-old Zoe Rajbanshi at a campaign stop in Hollis, New Hampshire, September 27, 2019. Brian Snyder/Reuters President Joe Biden's American Families Plan would invest heavily in childcare and paid leave. "This is a historic investment," Melissa Boteach of the National Women's Law Center told Insider. The programs could increase mothers' earnings and help repair inequities worsened during the pandemic. See more stories on I...
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LA County inches toward 24,000 coronavirus deaths; 20 more reported Saturday

Los Angeles County reported 415 new cases of COVID-19 and 20 additional deaths on Saturday, May 8, while the number of coronavirus patients in county hospitals ticked up a bit. Saturday’s figures brought the county’s totals to 1,235,422 cases and 23,995 deaths since the pandemic began, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. According to state figures, there were 400 people hospitalized with the virus as of Saturday in Los Angeles County, up from 379 on Friday. The numbe...
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LA County’s coronavirus hospitalizations dip to lowest level of pandemic

With case numbers falling and vaccinations rising, Los Angeles County’s average number of people hospitalized due to COVID-19 has fallen to its lowest point since the onset of the pandemic, health officials said today. According to the Department of Public Health, the county’s five-day average daily number of people hospitalized due to COVID was 389 as of Friday. County health and elected officials have been touting vaccinations as the key to keeping hospital beds empty, noting that inoculated r...
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