TEENS ONLY

Welcome to our digital magazine just for Latina teens! We have a section for every Latina teen’s needs from advice to fashion, college tips to entertainment, health to beauty and interviews to poetry. We are a magazine by Latina girls, for Latina girls! This is your space to express yourself. If you want to have your writing or art featured on our pages, send us your submission and get published. If you have an idea for an article, just send us a message. Check out these recent stories by teens just like you.

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APP-lying Yourself Towards a Healthier You

According to the University of Michigan’s Latina Women: Fight Against Obesity, over 71.8% of Mexican American women are overweight or obese, and  40.1% of Mexican American Women have a BMI greater than or equal to 30! A healthy BMI for young and middle aged adults is usually between 18.5 and 24.9. A big reason Latinas struggle to maintain a… Read more

Fun Stuff

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Revisiting Real Women Have Curves

Revisiting the 2002 hit Real Women have Curves, there are many aspects to this movie that really spoke to me and inspired me greatly. For those not familiar with the movie, it is about a teenage Mexican-American, Ana, conquering Mexican and American social norms. Along the way, she battles family duty and deciding whether she should… Read more

Get Real

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What’s in a Name?

It has come to my attention lately that only about half of my friends know my name. While having dinner with one of my closest friends from college, we were in the middle of a very lively discussion about Gilmore Girls when I dropped a glob of ranch on my shirt, at least my third spill… Read more

Her History

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Latina Organization Spotlight: Latina A.R.M.Y.

Everyone deserves to have someone to look up to, to empower them, to give them advice, and to give them courage and strength to help them succeed in anything. A shining example of this type of dedication is the Latina A.R.M.Y organization. Started in 2009 in Shelton, Connecticut, this non-profit organization strives  “… to celebrate… Read more

Latina Beat

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Latina Beat: Proud of My Culture

Itzel and Bianca share why they’re proud to Latinas: “I’m always proud to show off my Hispanic pride. I have a white complexion, so people don’t think that I am hispanic — even though I’m 100% Latina. We have a very beautiful culture, full of bright vivid colors and amazing food. Growing up in a… Read more

Your View

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Father’s Day Poem

Ability to negotiate Unreachable capacity to listen Stumble, smart, and noble character Who has proposed to himself to be my father From before I was born you were already thinking of me My steps, my laughs, my falls Made themselves onto their way on your childish mind Your teen and adult mind Your sleepless nights,… Read more