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11 Things Gingers Really Want Non-Gingers To Know

Red hair, don't care.

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On Saturday, Toronto had its first ginger walk in celebration of National Redhead Day. We asked attendees what they want you to know about being ginger.

Toronto Ginger Walk / Via Facebook: events

1. It's not just a punchline on South Park: redheads get bullied.

"Ginger bullying is real."— Yuli, 29
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"Ginger bullying is real."

— Yuli, 29

2. Hands off.

"Just because it's not as common, doesn't make it okay to make jokes or inappropriate comments about it (or touch uninvitingly)."— Rachel, 24
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"Just because it's not as common, doesn't make it okay to make jokes or inappropriate comments about it (or touch uninvitingly)."

— Rachel, 24

3. They're stickin' around.

"Not going extinct. We're still here, babe!"— Catherine, 52
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"Not going extinct. We're still here, babe!"

— Catherine, 52

4. White hair, don't care.

"We will never go grey."— Jordan, 36
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"We will never go grey."

— Jordan, 36

5. They woke up like this.

"No such thing as a bad hair day!"— Amanda, 27
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"No such thing as a bad hair day!"

— Amanda, 27

6. 💁

"Gingers are sassy."— Missy, 35
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"Gingers are sassy."

— Missy, 35

7. Gingers are living their best life.

"Gingers live life with passion, energy, enthusiasm and spice!"— Ragan, 50
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"Gingers live life with passion, energy, enthusiasm and spice!"

— Ragan, 50

8. Gingers know how to have a good time.

"Gingers have more fun!"— Elaina, 20
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"Gingers have more fun!"

— Elaina, 20

9. Gingers can be found everywhere.

"Sicilian gingers are real."— Nicole
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"Sicilian gingers are real."

— Nicole

10. Shove it, winter.

"I have amazing cold tolerance."— Derek, 38
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"I have amazing cold tolerance."

— Derek, 38

11. And don't forget, Jan. 12 is Kiss a Ginger Day 😉

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