This is going to be a harsh post, but I'm sorry, sometimes you gotta get harsh on people to get 'em to swallow the red pill, and wake them up from the fantasy world they live in. Also, this isn't meant to show any hatred against Filipino culture, as a matter of fact, just doing the opposite. Neither am I trying to dictate what you consider yourself, I simply have two words for what I'm doing: being realistic. One thing I get so x sick of is when Filipinos claim they are Latinos. My blood, which contains no Spanish or Latino ancestry, boils whenever I hear my cousins babbling on about our mythical Spaniard or Latino descent, neither of which, run in my family, like at all
The Difference Between East Asians And South Asians Is Pretty Simple
Filipino language - Wikipedia
Americans may have dedicated the month of May to the history, culture and accomplishments of Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders for 25 years. During their research, NAAS set out to answer the following question: According to the general public, who counts as an Asian or Asian-American person? They first read to the participants a list of different ethnic groups, which included Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Indian, Filipino, Pakistani and Arab or Middle Eastern people. However, the people surveyed were less sure if South Asians and Middle Eastern people could be considered Asian.
Issa Rae's Book Calls Filipinos 'The Blacks of Asians'
Some forums can only be seen by registered members. If this isn't the correct forum for this question, please redirect me. The term "Hispanic" originated during the s to specifically enumerate certain people of Spanish derivation generally Mexicans, Spanish-speaking Caribbean people, and maybe it has expanded to Central Americans and South Americans given their migration to the US in recent years. Despite Filipinos being of Spanish derivation in the Asian part of the world, I have always noticed that on forms, they are generally listed with other Asian groups but not with "Hispanics. Do you classify yourselves as Polynesians?
Filipinos Filipino : Mga Pilipino  are the people who are native to or citizens of the country of the Philippines. Filipinos come from various Austronesian ethnolinguistic groups. Currently, there are more than ethnolinguistic groups in the Philippines; each with its own language, identity, culture and history. The number of individual languages listed for Philippines is Of these, are living and 2 are extinct.