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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Dealing with College Rejection—now what?

I remember getting rejected from my dream school like it was just yesterday. It was early spring of 2013 and I was on a class trip when I got the fateful email from The University of Chicago. “Dear Eliani, we regret to inform you,” I stopped reading there. ‘Dear Eliani?’ I scoffed. I wasn’t dear…. Read more

Fun Stuff

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East Los High and Latinx Visibility in Hollywood

East Los High is a teen drama series that first aired on Hulu in 2013 and has since had three very successful seasons. This show, which is meant to take place at East Los Angeles High School and its surrounding neighborhoods, has been compared to other popular teen dramas such as Degrassi andGlee. However, East… Read more

Get Real

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And We’ll Keep on Dancing

On June 12, 2016, 49 Queer Latinx and Black people were killed in Pulse, a popular queer POC nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Several news outlets deemed it as the worst mass shooting in United States history. * As soon as the news was heard, several individuals and communities came together to host vigils for the… Read more

Her History

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Spotlight: Diane Guerrero’s “In the Country We Love”

Written by Ari Gonzalez Diane Guerrero is best known for her work on the hit TV shows Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin, however, Diane is also a huge activist for immigration reform and the author of the book In the Country We Love. She is the daughter of two Colombian immigrants… Read more

Latina Beat

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Mi Familia: Grandma Jenny

My Great-grandma Jenny has always been a role model for me. Every Wednesday she heads over to Juarez, where she has her ministry Jehova Proveera Ministerio. As a ministry rather than a church, Jehova Proveera Ministerio  not only teaches the Word, but also provides those in poverty with necessities like food and clothing. On occasion,… Read more

Your View

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Self-Love is a Revolution

Above my bedroom wall you will see a piece of paper and written on it is Love Yourself. It serves as a reminder to do just that, love myself. There is no magic book, no magic cure to self-love. Self-love can only come from one source and that is you. You are the person that… Read more