Latinx events, shows to watch, and more

#SpiritDay is Thursday, Oct. 20

Join people from around the world in sending a message of love and support to LGBTQ people on Oct. 20, #Spiri Day. Turn your social media purple, wear something purple and share messages on social media. You can do it in English and or en español. Young people need to hear from us. Just some past Latine celebrities who participated include Salma Hayek, Jaime Camil, Ilia Calderon, Ricky Martin, Lila Downs, and many more. Just one example of a message you can send: Estoy en contra del bullying! Y apoyo a los jóvenes LGBTQ en #SpiritDay y todos los días.

The #UnidosTogether Summit kicks off on October 14th

The #UnidosTogether Summit is Hispanicize’s largest FREE virtual gathering of Latino influencers, community leaders, and more. Hosted by TV and radio personalities Jessica Flores and Enrique Sapene, the Summit will have voices from across industries, from actress Auli’i Cravalho, astronaut Kat Echazarreta, and many more! Learn more and register here.

Kate Del Castillo returns for season 3 of “La Reina Del Sur” The long-awaited third installment of one of Latin America’s most popular series finally returns on October 18th on Telemundo. Teresa Mendoza (Kate del Castillo) is not behind bars for long before returning to the action-packed world of international drug trafficking. The season will be available to stream on Netflix when the season concludes on air.

GARRAS, “the fashion show that transcends borders”, is a month away

Hosted by the TransLatin@ Coalition, the GARRAS Fashion Show is an annual fundraising event to support the life-saving supportive services that The TransLatin@ Coalition provides in Los Angeles through the Center for Violence Prevention & Transgender Wellness. It also supports the GARRAS Scholarship, which aims to support TGI individuals pursuing careers in healthcare. The event is on Saturday, November 19th from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM in West Hollywood. Buy tickets here.

"Acapulco" returns for its second season

Eugenio Derbez leads a new season of ‘Acapulco’, a bilingual comedy that follows Maximo Gallardo, a man reminiscing on his past as a cabana boy in the city’s hottest resort. A story of love, loss, and lots of laughs, ‘Acapulco’ Season 2 premieres on Apple TV+ on October 21st. 

Amazon Prime LATAM adapts Tamara Tenenbaum’s “El Fin Del Amor” for the small screen

A new series “El Fin Del Amor” follows Tamara (Lali Espósito), a strict Orthodox Jewish woman who leaves her boyfriend to find love and rebellion in Buenos Aires. You can find it on Amazon Prime starting November 4th.

Hillary and Chelsea Clinton help celebrate ‘Gutsy’ Peruvian mountain climber

The Apple TV+ docuseries follows Hillary and Chelsea Clinton as they meet with powerful women across the world with ‘guts’. In the episode “Gutsy Women Are Forces of Nature,” the Clintons hold a segment dedicated to Silvia Vasquez-Lavado, the Peruvian mountain climber who empowers others to find their physical and spiritual strength. Vasquez-Lavado was the first gay woman to conquer the Seven Summits. The docu-series and episode can be streamed on Apple TV+ now.

Bienestar’s Latin Factory returns after a two-year hiatus

Bienestar Human Services is hosting their signature fundraising event on October 14th, at Ed Gould Plaza in Los Angeles from 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM. Bienestar is a Southern California social services organization dedicated to positively impacting the health and well-being of Latinx, LGBTQ and other underserved communities. Latin Factory will showcase art across culture and mediums through fashion, dance, and more. All proceeds from the event support Bienestar’s programs. Buy tickets here.