(gifs) 23 Things Latinas Are Tired Of Hearing

1. “You don’t look Latina.”

23 Things Latinas Are Tired Of Hearing
What are Latinas supposed to even look like?

2. “You’re probably planning on having a big family, right?”

23 Things Latinas Are Tired Of Hearing
Just making regular plans, like everyone else.

3. “Why are you so religious?”

23 Things Latinas Are Tired Of Hearing
Why are you assuming things?

4. “You’re so lucky you don’t ever have to tan.”

23 Things Latinas Are Tired Of Hearing

5. “Is it weird growing up in a sexist culture?”

23 Things Latinas Are Tired Of Hearing
Well, as pop star philosopher Beyoncé likes to say, “Who run the world? GURLS.”

6. “Where did you learn English?”

23 Things Latinas Are Tired Of Hearing
Let’s ask the same of you: where did you learn English?

7. “Why is your family so big?”

23 Things Latinas Are Tired Of Hearing
Do you ever ask yourself how something will sound before saying it aloud?

8. *whispering* “Are you legal?”

23 Things Latinas Are Tired Of Hearing
Not cool.

9. “Why are you always so loud?”

23 Things Latinas Are Tired Of Hearing

10. “OMG can you recommend me a good *authentic* Mexican food restaurant?”

23 Things Latinas Are Tired Of Hearing
Not here to be your Yelp.

11. “I’m trying to practice my Spanish. Can you just talk to me in Spanish from now on?”

23 Things Latinas Are Tired Of Hearing
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Sure, just use me as your practice dummy. It’s cool.

12. “Your upbringing must have been really rough.”

23 Things Latinas Are Tired Of Hearing

13. “Mami.”

23 Things Latinas Are Tired Of Hearing
Please don’t use this word unless you are actually talking to your mom.

14. “Where’s your accent?”

23 Things Latinas Are Tired Of Hearing
Some people have them and some people don’t.

15. “Do you know anyone having a Quinceañera? I’vealways wanted to go to one.”

23 Things Latinas Are Tired Of Hearing
Sure, because a coming-of-age celebration is a tourist novelty.

16. “Can you teach me how to dance salsa?”

23 Things Latinas Are Tired Of Hearing
You are giving Penelope Cruz a headache. I don’t think you want that.

17. “OMG I love watching Spanish TV. It’s sodramatic.”

23 Things Latinas Are Tired Of Hearing

18. “I’m just gonna call you [name that’s easier for me to pronounce].”

23 Things Latinas Are Tired Of Hearing
Lol bless whoever thinks this is an appropriate thing to say.

19. “But, like, you really only got here because you’re Latina, right?”

23 Things Latinas Are Tired Of Hearing

20. “Where are you really, really from?”

23 Things Latinas Are Tired Of Hearing
Los Angeles? California? USA? Earth? The Universe?

21. “So what’s traditional food where you’re from? Rice and beans?”

23 Things Latinas Are Tired Of Hearing
Yes, exclusively. You’ve really got us figured out.

22. “Are you planning on being a housewife?”

23 Things Latinas Are Tired Of Hearing

23. “Why are Latina’s so fiery all the time?”

23 Things Latinas Are Tired Of Hearing
Did you intend to say fly? If so, the answer is, yes, they are very fly.

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