GLAAD Is Calling For LGBTQ Representation In Latin Media

by Yvette Montoya

After the Oscar wins of Coco and The Shape of Water, it kind of feels like a new day is on the horizon for Latinos in Hollywood. Well, kind of. USC’s Media, Diversity, and Social Change analysis of 800 popular films between 2007-2015 found that although Latinos make up 18% of the U.S. population (38.9% of the population in California alone according to the US Census ) their onscreen representation went from a sad 3.3% in 2007 to a pitiful 5.3% in 2015. Although the implementation of how Hollywood will reconcile its many blind spots in the area of diversity...

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