Demi Lovato says it’s OK ‘if you misgender’ them: ‘It’s a huge transition to change the pronouns I’ve used for my entire life’

By  Yahoo! Life

Demi Lovato is sorry not sorry to be breaking the mold for nonbinary representation in music. The singer, who uses they/them pronouns, commemorated International Nonbinary People’s Day on Tuesday, a day early, by giving followers a heartfelt lesson on pronouns and the importance of respecting people’s true expression. Continue reading Demi Lovato says it’s OK ‘if you misgender’ them: ‘It’s a huge transition to change the pronouns I’ve used for my entire life’

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Gina Rodriguez Sets Film Directorial Debut With Sports Drama Inspired by Boxer Ryan Garcia

By Rebecca Rubin, Variety

Gina Rodriguez is teaming up with professional boxer Ryan Garcia to develop a sports drama about the athlete’s experiences as a Mexican American lightweight champion. Rodriguez, best known for The CW’s take on a telenovela “Jane the Virgin,” is directing, co-starring and producing the film. Continue reading Gina Rodriguez Sets Film Directorial Debut With Sports Drama Inspired by Boxer Ryan Garcia

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Transgender women elected to Mexican Congress call for progress

By Christine Murray Thomson Reuters Foundation

In a first for Mexico, two transgender women are preparing to sit in the lower house of Congress, with both vowing to push for affirmative action in Latin America’s second-largest economy. More than 100 LGBTQ candidates took part in the June 6 elections, which saw the highest mid-term turnout in more than two decades, according to the electoral authority INE. Continue reading Transgender women elected to Mexican Congress call for progress

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Jennifer Lopez Will Battle a Killer AI in a New Netflix Movie

By Germain Lussier, Gizmodo

A person doesn’t get to be as famous as Jennifer Lopez without having a wide-ranging career. Music, movies, television—she’s basically done it all, with a few small exceptions. One of those is science fiction. Oh sure, she was in The Cell and Anaconda, but those came out decades ago. Now, Lopez getting back into sci-fi in a big, big way with the biggest streamer there is. Continue reading Jennifer Lopez Will Battle a Killer AI in a New Netflix Movie

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Young Latina Artist From Long Beach Seeks to Empower Women Through Art

By Alejandra Ortiz and Lorena Bourdevaire Casillas, NBC Los Angeles

Nuria Ortiz, a Southern California artist of Mexican descent, is internationally recognized for her large and colorful spray paint murals. With her Latin heart, Ms. Yellow, as she likes to be called, manages to express powerful messages that invite equality and inclusion. Continue reading Young Latina Artist From Long Beach Seeks to Empower Women Through Art

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