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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Girl Talk: Dieting and Eating Disorders

Through various forms of media Latinas are seen to be either “short, fat, ugly, poor, uneducated, or gangster,” or “sexy, exotic, naughty, and beautiful.” Apparently, in the eyes of the media, we are either maids or accessory girlfriends- a portrayal of less than 1% of the actual Latina population. Such a phenomena is known as… 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

Credit: Timeout.com

Life as a Migrant Student

Being a migrant student means being forced to move to different states due to parents looking for a job. These students make significant changes as they move from state to state in order to earn an income and support their family.I am one of the thousand migrant students in this country that work hard to help… Read more

Her History

Latinitas and Diane

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

Lindsy Castillo

How My Tía Became My College Goals

Written by Lindsy Castillo As a kid, everybody had somebody to look up to as their role model, such as Superman or a Disney princess. Even though there was a time that I had wanted to be Cinderella, I later realized that somebody even better and closer to me would be my role model: my… Read more

Your View

Credit: Nadia G.

Life Lessons of an Introverted Photographer

Written by Nadia Gutierrez When I started my photography journey I had so many goals and dreams and I even created deadlines. Seven years ago I thought it was going to be easy to embark my journey and achieve my goals. Well — it didn’t happen because I kept trying and not doing. But, do… Read more