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#WeAreAMERICA: Hearing These People Talk About Latinos Will Warm Your Heart

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Non-Latinos Stand Up for Equality

It’s not just Latinos standing up for Latinos. People from other backgrounds have our backs too. There are so many reasons why people are willing to line up behind us to make some real change. Check out why Japanese, African-American and white youth are taking a stance to support us.

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10 Ways Our Parents Throw Shade at Our Style

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10 Ways Our Parents Throw Shade at Our Style

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No matter how hard they try, our parents just don’t get fashion. They can’t help…

Scowling at Ripped Jeans

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¿No tienes dinero para comprar ropa nueva?”

Beard Shaming

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“Pareces homeless.”

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Commenting on the Nails…

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“Pareces viejita con esas uñas de bruja.”

Crying when We Go Blonde

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“Are you ashamed of your heritage?”

Their Makeup Advice

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“You know los hombres like it better when they can see your face.”

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Attacks on Our Love for Yoga

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“¡Cubre tu culo!”

Disapproval of Our Go-To Color…

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“You look like you’re going to a funeral…or like you’re a vampire.”

…And Tattoos

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Even if it’s dedicated to her.

…And Piercings

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Because decent young ladies only have two piercings and gentlemen shouldn’t have any…?

What styles have your parents given you grief over? Don’t forget to share on Facebook and Twitter!

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