Checking Privilege, Take #452: This Time, It’s Illustrated
By Feministe on February 27, 2014
Discussions of privilege are always interesting to me because they tend to generate a greater defensiveness-to-rationality ratio than almost any other sensitive subject. The most reasoned, non-accusatory approach can result in so much pushback and protestations that I didn’t ask to be this way, so why should I be ashamed of it and be punished for it? (No one’s asking you to be ashamed. . . .