More privilege.


“Also, let me be blunt about this: I think there’s a relatively small but non-trivial number of people arguing the wealth/class thing who believe that if they can only and simply make this all about wealth and class, then they can flat-out deny (or at least hugely mitigate) the idea that the US in particular still has issues with race, sexuality and gender, and that directly related to that, they have unearned advantages as straight white males. Well, that’s just stupid, and I’m not in the least inclined to indulge these folks in their particular fantasy.”  -John Scalzi, from his follow-up to Straight White Males: the Lowest Difficulty Setting There Is.

Also, check out the facts at Facts Are Cool by Jim C. Hines.

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