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If we think of the douchebag as a social identity as much as an accusation, as a subject with a distinctive persona locatable within the categories of race, class, gender and sexuality, then we find that the term carries a remarkably precise definition.
 
The douchebag is someone — overwhelmingly white, rich, heterosexual males — who insist upon, nay, demand their white male privilege in every possible set and setting.
 
The douchebag is always a white guy. But he is more than that. The douchebag is the demanding 1%, and the far more numerically significant class of white, heterosexist men who ape and aspire to be them. Wall Street guys are douchebags to be sure, but so is anyone looking to cash in on his white male privilege.
 
This narrowness of categorization — perhaps unique in the history of America’s rich history of racial and sexual slurs — is what makes the word douchebag such a potentially useful political tool.

Douchebag: The White Racial Slur We’ve All Been Waiting For — Medium

This is a great, interesting, insightful, long read.

(via wilwheaton)

Well worth the time to read. :)

So, “wasp”, “honky” & “cracker” got overlooked or somehow don’t count?

Congratulations on the continual perpetuity of racism and racist slurs.

blisshunting:

beautyofthecurve:

Hey Tumblr staff,

I think it’s time we had protected notes. What do I mean?

Well those of us who like to blog photos are fed up of those who reblog our stuff and strip out our notes about photographer+model credits etc or those blogs who add their…

Food is Value Neutral

redheadgeekgirl:

Just a little note to remind myself:

Food’s existence allows us to exist.

Food does not have an agenda.

Food is not good or bad.

The food choices you make do not reflect your worth or morals.