11 Experiences That Unite All Super Pale Latinas

You’re constantly informed that you don’t “look Latina.”

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Well you didn’t look dumb, you Rando Expert On Latina Looks, and yet here we are.

So you find yourself having to defend your ~Latinosity.~

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Just be you. You don’t have to act any type of way for anyone.

And you’ve actually been asked, “If you’re Latina, then… why are you white?”

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*Spins a globe.* Let’s teach you a lil’ bit about history…

Sometimes people give you weird looks when you talk about “white people.”

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Yes, we’re white, but we’re not White.

Even other Latinos think they need to speak to you in English…

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…Or they share chisme in Spanish thinking you can’t understand.

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You slowly realize lots things “made for Latinas” — like magazines and beauty brands — don’t realize pale Latinas (or black Latinas, for that matter) actually exist.

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We come in every shade!

You collect nicknames like “güerita,” “rubia,” or, at some point, “blancanieves.”

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People treat you differently once they learn your name.

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Low-key xenophobes always make themselves known eventually.

People constantly try to guess where you’re from.

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Nope, not Irish. Not Polish. Not Russian. And only half Martian.

…And even when you tell ’em, they insist that it can’t be true.

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“Nooooo, you can’t be…”

Did I stutter?

Oh well. Pass the SPF 6,000.

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This Chinese Dude Went To Mexico's Biggest Chinatown, Tried Some Food, And Hated It

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This Chinese Dude Went To Mexico’s Biggest Chinatown, Tried Some Food, And Hated It

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“The food tastes like hot trash.”

Restauranteur Eddie Huang – the guy whose story inspired the TV show “Fresh Off The Boat” – visited Mexico’s biggest Chinatown for an episode of his Viceland series “Huang’s World.” In a deleted scene from the show, Huang arrives in Mexicali, Baja California, a city that is home to several generations of Chinese immigrants – and lots of Chinese food restaurants.

When Huang, who describes himself as Taiwanese-Chinese-American, joins journalist Santiago Fabregas and lawyer-model Cassandra Chen for some Mexicali style Chinese food, things get SUPER AWKWARD. Huang doesn’t think twice about being polite and instead proclaims that he hates it. Oof. Even more awkward? When Huang tries to speak Chinese with a Mexican woman of Chinese descent who has no idea what he’s saying.

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