Time to check your privilege!
Check out Vellum and Vinyl’s post on facebook about male aggression (CW: click through for a series of 9 photos showing comments from men and women discussing their experiences with their bodily reactions to male anger and aggression).
Now, now, now, before we get all #notallmen, let’s remember what checking our privilege is all about. It’s about listening to the the experiences of others. It’s about sitting in the discomfort those experiences might bring us. It’s about asking ourselves, where have my behaviors contributed to these experiences. And it’s about committing to believing the truth’s of our neighbors and stopping our behaviors that add to their discomfort.
Here’s a preview, but click through to read the whole thing.