10 Questions Latinos Are Tired of Being Asked

It's normal to wonder and have a couple of questions, but too often Latinos get asked the sort of stuff that veers toward disrespectful. Chances are you're sick of hearing some, if not all, of these:

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1. Questions Latinos Are Tired of Being Asked

What part of Mexico are you from? Oh, who knows? Mexico is a beautiful country, but, again, not all Latinos are from the same country.

2. Questions Latinos Are Tired of Being Asked

You’re Latina and you don’t know how to cook? Uh, yeah. That would be correct. Let's not get caught up in what's expected. Gone are the days when all women are solely housewives. Nowadays, working women have more options than ever before, and cooking may very well not fit a Latina's agenda.

3. Questions Latinos Are Tired of Being Asked

Is it true what they say, that Latinos are always late? What you're really asking: Are all Latinos irresponsible? 

4. Questions Latinos Are Tired of Being Asked

Are you an immigrant? Again with that? It's time to let it go. There's a reason the U.S. is known as the melting pot!

5. Questions Latinos Are Tired of Being Asked

Are you illegal? Walks away in 3,2...

6. Questions Latinos Are Tired of Being Asked

Do you speak English? Hilarious. Hint: A clever way to uncover this response is to engage in conversation (you know, as opposed to interrogation).

7. Questions Latinos Are Tired of Being Asked

Oh, wow, so you don’t have any kids? Well, what do you know! Turns out every Latina doesn't make the same choices.

8. Questions Latinos Are Tired of Being Asked

Where are you really from? Warning: Not every Latino is first generation, so don't expect a foreign country to be the only answer.

9. Questions Latinos Are Tired of Being Asked

Are you as spicy as they say? Save "spicy" to describe food, not people. 

10. Questions Latinos Are Tired of Being Asked

Are you voting for Trump? What kind of question...