How Privilege is More Complex Than You Might Think
I am going to say something a bit controversial.
As someone treated as male growing up, I benefited from male privilege.
There, I said it. While mistaken for male, I had access to opportunities that I am convinced I wouldn’t have had otherwise. I have worked most of my adult life in education, a mostly woman-dominated field, and feel that I was often taken more seriously or given a different set of expectations from my peers. I don’t have all the data, but I…