Some of the stories don’t recognize their own privilege.

We believe in the contributor telling their own story, and we do not interfere with it as much as possible. If this means that a contributor does not recognize/acknowledge/check their own privileges, we don’t change it (so long as it isn’t blatantly prejudiced). The intersectionality of identities almost guarantees that everyone is privileged in some way – but this does not mean that a person’s experience facing prejudice is any less valid.

At the same time, we invite constructive discussion on our site, and we encourage you to share stories that highlight privileges in others.


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