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The Man Code

The Man Code is simply a collection of unspoken, yet widely known, regulations that govern the behavior of men. It applies to every person that self identifies as a man. There are no exceptions (i.e. “definitive”) and it applies to all facets of life. The abse...

Assumptions About Latinas

You spot a Latina and think, “Damn! That woman is fine!” It’s an acute observation as many Latinas, no matter what specific culture, are naturally beautiful. Our skin tone comes in cafe, caramel, dark chocolate and even milky white. The locks that flow from ou...

Why Women Love A Mustache

Men everywhere are flexing their hair power and letting it all grow out for the manly month of Movember. Well the verdict is in – the ladies love it! In your Latino household, its likely that family parties were filled with dads, uncles and abuelos rocking imp...

Meeting the Parents

The first time I introduced a man to Mami, I flash backed to a scene from Meet the Parents. Greg Focker (Ben Stiller) was under attack by the strict and protective Jack Byrnes (Robert Dinero). Stiller’s character shook under the heat of the thermal light, as h...

Latinas Repping In the Superhero Game

We are living in the golden era of comic books. It’s no secret that super hero based films, television shows, video games and what’s on the pulp itself are all the rage. Yet, a glaring black eye on the genre is its lack of females to have hit either, the big o...

The Latina Dictionary

They say men are from Mars and women are from Venus. I would rather not use such a cliché to explain the complexities between the opposite sexes. Especially when you throw Latinos and Latinas into the mix; it raises the stakes in that department. Allow me to d...

Finding Love On The ‘Pheromone’ Circuit

If you thought speed dating was a kooky way to meet your soul mate, wait until you test your nostrils at a pheromone party. One of the newest trends in matchmaking, pheromone fiestas hook up singles based on their sense of smell. Big cities like L.A. and New Y...

Brasileiras We Love

Suffice it to say Brazil has had a rollercoaster of a year. With highs such as the Summer Olympics, to lows with the impeachment of its President. Yet, irrespective of these ups and downs it steadfastly celebrates its independence this week. So we steadfastly ...

Model Denise Bidot Proves Real Women Have Curves

Denise Bidot may look familiar. Well there’s a reason why. The 30-year-old Puerto Rican and Kuwaiti plus-size model has spent the last 10 years changing peoples’ minds about what a “model” is and can be. Bidot’s face has been attached to brands like Nor...