9 Things Only #Gaytinos (Gay+Latino) Understand
Because they ignored, or were totally oblivious to the fact you were gay, you quickly learned how to hide and skirt the truth to keep peace in your familia. Here are some of those silly-ass tricks…
The Phone Quick-Change
Because moms are nosey and went through your phone.
The Big Gulp
Because tía was always nagging you for chisme about your love life.
It’s “Me” Time
The “I’m focusing on my career” excuse was always a good one…and it made everyone so proud.
Keeping the Sparkle on the Inside
While mom bragged to her church friends, you just smirked and looked the other way.
A Lot of “Let’s Just be Amigos, Ok?
Why did everyone have a son or daughter you had to meet? Gross.
Sleepovers were Secret Date Nights
Me: Lo prometo, dad. No boys. ?
The Smile Cry
The Bathroom Cry
Mom: What are you doing in the bathroom?
Me: Just taking a bath.
But were you really fooling anyone?
Me: Mami, Papi…I’m gay. ?
Mami: Yeah. We know. Now, frega los platos y haces tu tarea. We love you.
Me: I love you too. ?
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