My opinion on this is pretty straightforward: it’s an unequivocal “no.” There are no qualifiers, no exceptions, it’s simply “no.” Here’s my logic: it is terrific when people who are living with marginalized identities (including but certainly not limited to trans*) decide to come out, celebrate their differences, and show the world that they are unapologetic about who they are. 633 more words
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Peggy McIntosh’s White Privilege and Male Privilege admits what I am most afraid to admit: I forget my privilege. I forget that my white privilege “puts me at in advantage,” because “whites are carefully taught to not recognize .” Too often do I cling to the phrase “there is no hierarchy in oppression,” and I forget that my white skin gives me “an invisible package of unearned assets.” I am so accustomed to it that I do not even realize when I am receiving my birth given privilege. 441 more words
I spend a lot of time thinking about parties.
Not only do I love parties, but a big part of my work is encouraging sex-positive party culture on college campuses. 974 more words
Adapting Peggy McIntosh’s paper on “Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack of privilege” to accommodate and reveal how Neuro-Typicality constructs its own unspoken system of privilege in our society.
“As a “neuro-typical person”, I realized I had been taught about discrimination as something which puts others at a disadvantage, yet at the same time, I had been taught not to see one of its corollary aspects, which are that “neuro-typical privilege” puts me at an advantage. 1,974 more words
“Reverse Racism” which is, by the way, not a thing. Educate yourself.