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Shae McDonovan

Shae is a trans PoC and freelance writer. She blogs at Uproot Your Mind

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Pretending You’re Oppressed: The New Internet Fad

The base of this false movement is “identity.” You’ve probably heard the term “identity politics” used to refer to people who believe that identity colors one’s experiences, and this idea is not without merit. Identity is an important concept, and is essential to the fighting of bigoted stereotypes and ideas about marginalized groups.