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White coworker:: You're really good at this job but I gotta admit it still bothers me when people like you come to this country & take jobs from real Americans.
Me:: Where do you think I'm from?
Coworker:: I don't know what you are, but I know you're something. What are you?
Me:: Native American.
Coworker:: Oh... then I guess you didn't come here, huh?
At work. Made me feel stunned, angry, hurt.
“OH, THAT’S WHY YOU DON’T HAVE AN ACCENT: YOU’RE PART WHITE.”
“You should pierce your ears so people know you’re a girl.”
“My parents worked for all their money. My family planned ahead for me to attend post secondary.”
“Lol, Asian gay guys are too girly, I suppose.”
“But you don’t look Jewish!”