No one is due a prestigious job. Especially not if they stand accused of mistreating people.
The Barbie doll is the only, and I repeat only, version of female beauty we want to entertain. I mean that's a fantasy. Who
"Think of all the opportunities she’ll have available to her!"
If I don't post my stupid comedy videos immediately, chances are it won't make it to Facebook. I'll decide it's not worth keeping or there will be a terror attack or a racially charged killing commanding the internet's attention that would make releasing a micro short of me dancing at a Hanana frozen yogurt shop feel dirty.
"Walking down the street is so glorious -- I can actually think!"
I am a successful physicist -- ambitious, passionate about my work, with an excellent academic pedigree at top institutions. And yet because I am a woman, I have faced hurdles that no male with my credentials must face.
Some may well see a revolution in Sanders and the impressive grassroots campaign he has waged. Others may see that the old hierarchies and status quo remain firmly in place, supported by the myth that gender and race are insignificant to the larger issues at stake.
Simply put, oppressed groups that fight for social change aren't looking for a role-reversal; they're just looking for equal treatment. It's as easy as that.
Typically, when a woman is abused, her abuser tells her it's her fault that this is happening to her. He might tell her that she has been disrespectful, or that the abuse is deserved. Male privilege gives him permission to shift responsibility to his female victim for the acts he has committed.
Indian Award-Winning Documentary 'Daughters of Mother India' -- Jarring Wake-Up Call for Men Like Me
I left the theater in complete silence, with a mild headache and bloodshot eyes from the sheer force of my tears. I had never in my adult life, been more cognizant of my good fortune, my male privilege, my American cocoon.