In what has been hailed as possibly the most memorable -- and moving speech -- of the night at the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards Sunday, Gina Rodriguez took home the honor of Best Actress in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy for her role as Jane in the CW's Jane the Virgin.
The Latina approached the stage mouthing the word "wow" over and over again. When she began to speak, her voice cracked with emotion when she said: "This award is so much bigger than myself. It represents a culture that wants to see themselves as heroes."
There's that word again - "represents" - it's a familiar word that get tossed around whenever we talk about Latina identity in all of its intricacies. Some have argued that Rodriguez's win was a win for Latinas across America, but I was left wondering if it really was.More »