These Songs in Spanish Take on an Entirely Different Meaning When You’re Gay

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We hear these songs and think they’re about secret heterosexual relationships, but when you’re gay, these songs take on an entirely different meaning…

“Qué importa lo que dirán tu padre y tu mamá, aquí solo importa nuestro amor”

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“Amor Prohibido” – Selena

We’ve all dated someone who’s parents aren’t totally in love with the idea of them being gay. Although it sucks, it’s still kinda hot to be in a forbidden relationship.

“Yo pienso que tú y yo podemos ser felices todavía. Si nos dejan, buscamos un rincón cerca del cielo”

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“Si Nos Dejan” – Luis Miguel 

Before the law changed, this was exactly how we felt. We wanted to run off to Massachusetts – the first city to legalize gay marriage before the Supreme Court ruling – to be out in the open with our love.

“Eres secreto de amor. Delante de la gente no me mires, no suspires, no me llames, aunque me ames. Delante de la gente soy tu amigo”

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“Secreto de Amor”  – Joan Sebastian

Before coming out, we were always paranoid that all eyes were on us. We thought everyone would be able to spot out the person we were hooking up with, so we’d tell them to avoid us, don’t talk to us, don’t even look at us.

“Amiga mía, lo sé, solo vives por él, que lo sabe también, pero él no te ve como yo”

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“Amiga Mia” – Alejandro Sanz feat. Natalia Jimenez

We’ve all had that crush who was dating an asshole and all you wanted to do was help her get out of that relationship. You just wanted to yell and tell her that all guys are jerks.

“Lo que no sabes es que yo quisiera ser ese por quién te desvelas y te desesperas”

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“Yo Quisiera” – Reik

We’ve all had that straight crush. You’re falling in love with that person, but you know it’s nearly impossible. You know you’re stuck in the friend zone.

“Yo no quería quererte y no lo pude evitar. Creí poder defenderme. Pero a mi corazón no lo puedes atar”

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“Yo No Me Quiero Enamorar” – Kalimba

We’ve all had that crush escalate and even our friends warned us, it’s not a good idea.

“Mi amor clandestino que en el silencio y el dolor se nos cae todo el cielo de esperar”

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“Amor Clandestino” – Maná

The worst feeling in the world is having to keep your love a secret. It’s such a feeling of desperation. You want to tell the entire world you’re in love – but you can’t ?.

“¿A quién le importa lo qué yo haga? ¿A quién le importa lo que yo diga? Yo soy así, y así seguiré, nunca cambiaré”

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“A Quién Le Importa” – Thalía

When people told you you’re not really a lesbian, you’re not really gay… This song spoke to you. This is the loving yourself anthem.

15 Latino Desserts You Should Totally Bring this Friendsgiving

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15 Latino Desserts You Should Totally Bring this Friendsgiving

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Have you decided what you are taking to Friendsgiving? If you still don’t know what you are going to make for the big day, try out any of these Latino desserts that are guaranteed to impress and satisfy the taste buds.

1. Arroz con Leche


Everybody knows this Latino classic. It’s delicious, filling, and always a crowd pleaser.

2. Churros

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Fried dough covered in cinnamon sugar? Yes, please! They are so fun, tasty, and, best of all, instantly recognizable.

3. Flan

Do you really need convincing to make flan?

4. Tres Leches Cake

Light, fluffy, delicious, and super Latino. Your friends will thank you.

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5. Torta Negra

Sure, you can take a chocolate cake, but will it be as tasty and festive as this bad boy? I don’t think so.

6. Alfajores

This is the cooler version of a cookie and a no-brainer. Give it a shot and impress your friends.

7. Majarete

Why not think outside the box and surprise your friends with this delicious corn-based pudding.

8. Brazo de Reina

This isn’t you everyday cake, bro. You can add whatever you want to this puppy from dulce de leche to whipped cream and fruit if you feel like it.

9. Empanadas de Leche

This is one of those treats you can really spice up. You can always go with a flour empanada or you can fill some plantains with some sweetened condensed milk and fry them up. Either way, it is totally decadent enough for the holidays.

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10. Pastelitos de Guayaba

If you’ve never had pastelitos de guayaba, you’ve been missing out. There is nothing more fulfilling than biting into the flaky, buttery dough surrounding the sweet taste of guayaba paste. You’re welcome.

11. Brigadeiros

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This Brazilian truffles are simple to make and you can cover them with anything you wish. You can even bring a assortment of different topping to really stand out.

12. Tortilla Dessert Cups

Tortilla + butter + cinnamon sugar = the best damn ice cream bowl you can ever imagine. Yummmm.

13. Sopapillas

Just take the dough, fry it up, the cover it in powdered sugar. BAM! Dessert is ready.

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14. Besitos de Coco

This one is for all the coconut lovers at the table. And even if you don’t love coconut, you’ll love this incredible dessert.

15. Mazamorra

For those adventurous people out there, why not try your hand at some purple corn pudding topped with cinnamon? You can mix it with arroz con leche and really give your friends a Friendsgiving they’ll never forget.

Did you find this story helpful? Share with your friends so no one has an excuse for not bringing something to the table this year.

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