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“Check Your Privilege” Really Means “If You’re a White Man, Then Shut Up”
If a white male writes about issues which concern groups who suffer from marginalisation, inequality or discrimination (i.e. women, ethnic minorities, immigrants, the LGBT community, those financially less well off etc.) he may get told: “Check your privilege!” Many feminists, leftists or those who are ‘politically correct’ feel that white, heterosexual, middle-class males are biased…