“It’s my life. I’m very proud of my culture and heritage, but I don’t speak fluent Spanish. In the beginning, I felt ashamed and embarrassed that I didn’t speak Spanish,” says Frausto. “But today I’m a proud Latina woman. I know that what I speak doesn’t make me Latina.”

Maria Vargas • La Chica Gamer
As a girl who blogs about video games, Maria Vargas is a rarity among bloggers. And as a bloguera whose site is in Spanish, the 20-year-old college student may be unique in the blogosphere. Although her timing is good, as a recent survey showed that women are the largest growing demographic in the gaming world.