Lily Hernandez, 27, a Mexican American woman who has been dating her white boyfriend for a year now, says that her mother was initially worried about how his family would treat her, but that both of their families turned out to be open-minded.Surprisingly, strangers are actually the ones who seem the most worried about their relationship.In 2011 a Kentucky church even voted to ban interracial couples from their congregation.Sometimes the biggest challenge a couple faces is not criticism from their families, but the negative reactions from strangers.Sánchez is a poet and freelance writer living in Chicago.She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Illinois at Chicago, was a recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship to Madrid, Spain, and holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of New Mexico. The ACLU has over 1,000,000 members and an annual budget of over 0 million.Local affiliates of the ACLU are active in almost all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.
“If someone says something in front of you, discuss it in private.” Ramirez also believes you can choose to remove yourself from people who disapprove.
After she confronted one of her cousins about a racist comment, her cousin apologized for her ignorance, but Ramirez still chose to distance herself from her. While her boyfriend confronted the man who judged them at the mall, she just shrugged it off.
“You can’t change the way that others view your relationship.
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