That is my front walk, right inside my gate. That, ladies and gents, is the face of white privilege. Because, my gods, I “got” to buy a house almost 30 years ago. 1,730 more words
I used to think privilege was a nonsense concept, and I used to think that Pride was unnecessary. These two misconceptions are related.
Privilege, loosely defined, is what some people have when they enjoy social advantages by virtue of belonging to a certain group. 744 more words
Here Are the Real Reasons Why We White People Struggle to Admit That Racism Still Exists — Everyday Feminism
Constance: there is a lot of this sort of talk running around these days…WASP types complaining about racism. This article addresses that sort of thinking and does it very well. 243 more words
In only the last few days (let’s not even begin to count the months) I’ve heard more than just a few white folk telling me that “things are getting better.” I’ve had white men telling me that within the last ten years people are changing their ways of thinking, becoming more open-minded. 817 more words
Examples of male privilege from a trans guy’s perspective: http://everydayfeminism.com/2015/05/male-privilege-trans-men/
This list isn’t surprising, and yet somehow really is at the same time. After a while you really have to wonder sometimes if all the things we sort of complain about as women really are unfair, or if it’s “just us” – because we’ll never really know, right? 331 more words