From the archives: On privilege and taking the stairs

This post was originally published on February 13, 2013 Many people think we shouldn't talk about privilege. Usually, those people who say we shouldn't talk about privilege have quite a lot of it. But (speaking even as a relatively privileged person), speaking about privilege is important, and I think the concept of privilege is often misunderstood. So, I want to share an illustration that helped me understand the concept a little better. I've based this illustration off of an example of … [Read more...]