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Assumptions About Latinas

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Assumptions About Latinas

Sujeiry By The Beach - Latina AssumptionsYou spot a Latina and think, “Damn! That woman is fine!” It’s an acute observation as many Latinas, no matter what specific culture, are naturally beautiful. Our skin tone comes in cafe, caramel, dark chocolate and even milky white. The locks that flow from our head or kiss our crown range from straight and curly to thick and thin. So much variety in all of us, yet men still believe silly generalizations about who we are as a people, as women. Some assumptions are flattering; being honored due to our full behinds isn’t so bad. Some are cliché; not all Latinas are caliente. As Elizabeth De La Cruz, a 31-year-old Dominican from Lawrence, Massachusetts puts it, Latinas are not “sexual deviants that are going to sexually blow minds while speaking with a Spanish accent.” As a matter a fact, some Latinas are actually prudish (gasp!). Still, men make assumptions. Specific assumptions that I am here to dispel to help you the next time you find yourself in their company. So take a quick read and learn to side-step those foot-in-mouth moments. Let’s get to it!

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Sujeiry is a natural storyteller, dynamic radio show host and the proud CEO of LoveSujeiry.com. She's been at this digital media and content creation game for 15 plus years and pours her heart and soul onto LoveSujeiry.com - the only site for Latinas on all things love. After realizing there was a void in the love/relationship Latina media market, she took matters into her own hands and became the go-to sex and relationship expert on Latinx platforms. The former sex and relationship expert on Latina.com works diligently and passionately to encourage women of color to be their authentic selves as they navigate all things love.

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