Category Archives: Break it down

Because your privilege is so entrenched, you don’t feel privileged

I was linked to this via Something Wonky.

I am often horrified at how difficult it is to explain privilege, and how much I then panic and start just putting random phrases (“hierarchy of oppression”, “intersectionality”, “mansplaining”, “fuck off/fuck you”) into an arbitrary order until my head explodes.

As a feminist and a gamer (Dwarf hunter! – don’t tell the cool kids), I really liked this way of explaining.

Straight White Male: The Lowest Difficulty Setting There Is – Whatever.


Feminist Law Professors

Nearly all of us root for fairness, not for our own sex. - Nicholas Kristof

Captain Awkward

Advice. Staircase Wit. Faux Pas. Movies.

Ms. Magazine Blog

An oasis of calm in a web of neurosis...


An oasis of calm in a web of neurosis...


In defense of the sanctimonious women's studies set.

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