hey guess what: social experiments where a white person pretends to be another race, or a straight person pretending to be gay, or an able-bodied person pretending to be disabled are garbage too.

if you want to learn about the experiences of someone different than you, just fucking listen to their experiences. don’t use them as a costume.

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What is Privilege?

In a recent video posted by Buzzfeed, several people are asked a series of questions and then told to either step forward or backward if the question applies to them. The questions were based on an exercise created by social activists Margo Adair and Sharon Howell.

REBLOG THIS BY JUNE 20th

If you reblog this, I will put your url on a piece of paper. Throughout the summer, I will put the pieces of paper in random places. Taped to mirrors, on restaurant tables, in stores and to places I travel too. Wouldn’t it be cool for someone to message you telling you where they found your piece of paper?