microaggressions
Microaggressions usually leave me in a state of shock, then outrage and finally hopelessness.
sexism
People like to say that sexism is invisible, that it doesn’t actually happen, or that women are simply being oversensitive when they say they experience it.
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Aug 20, 2012 at 6:00pm | 135 comments

microaggressions
You don’t have a problem, because it's not Real Racism -- it's caaaaasual. Not a big deal. Certainly not worth analyzing or pointing out, lest we make anyone uncomfortable.
microaggressions
We make these promises to ourselves to stand up to affronts big or small, to show people where the boundaries lie and when they’re skirting the edges. But the truth is, it takes conviction and grit to stick to those promises.
in

Feb 13, 2012 at 4:00pm | 105 comments