Tag: Privilege Watch

  • Privilege Watch, Mini-Case File #1.5: The Color of Money

    [Hopefully there’ll be another, more in-depth case file by the end of the week] When you’re a religious group with a long history of intolerance and racial animus like the Mormons, interfering in the democratic process to legislate your sexual mores isn’t just something you do in the state next door. It now looks like […]

  • Privilege Watch Case File #1: First They Came for the Dead White Men

    While my introduction to Privilege Watch focused primarily on race, my first case file will also touch on sexism and Christian privilege. The latter is something that I feel I’m exceptionally sensitive to. As a Jewish atheist, public presumptions of faith, especially Christianity, are glaringly obvious to me in a way that it seems Christians […]

  • Privilege Watch: An Introduction

    It seems that ever since Obama’s election, affluent white hetero Christians – by far the most economically and politically powerful bloc in the country, far beyond their real numbers – have suddenly been waking up in the middle of the night, screaming “Holy shit, I’m not nearly as privileged as I used to be!” Their […]