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"When you're accustomed to privilege, equality feels like oppression." And when you're accustomed to 98% of the stories in your history class being about men, then any stories about women are going to feel like "they're invading our space."

Date: 2016-06-03 11:48 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] amaebi.livejournal.com
Amen. "After all, we were always Objective, and the women just didn't cut it!"

Date: 2016-06-05 02:08 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] xander-opal.livejournal.com
Well said.

Skeptic's Guide to the Universe started a new segment earlier this year called 'Forgotten Superheroes of Science.' So many times, the discussion is about how a brilliant woman did a lot of hard work... and a man took the credit and the money.

Date: 2016-06-29 04:06 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] johnpalmer.livejournal.com
And part of privilege is having no cost to pay for blithely dismissing that theory. But that's what can make the mirror difficult.

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