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September 19, 2015

#29 Privilege (Check Your Privilege Before You Wreck Your Privilege)

So many discussions in the queer sphere today find themselves in a discussion of 'privilege'. But what is privilege? How do you get it? What does it mean for you and do you really want it?

Should Daria, Jillian, Louise, Nicky and Nida not talk about privilege in case they have it? Or is talking about what you don't know one of issues with privilege in the first place?


Episode links: 


Privilege at RationalWiki:  http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Privilege

'Shake It Off' by Taylor Swift at YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nfWlot6h_JM, or available on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/au/music-video/shake-it-off/id908964330

Taylor Swift's Music Video is Uncomfortable, But Is It Really Racist? at Salon:  http://www.salon.com/2014/08/19/is_taylor_swifts_new_music_video_offensive/

'Check Your Privilege' Can and Should Be Amazeballs at Committing Sociology:  http://committingsociology.com/2015/07/11/check-your-privilege-can-and-should-be-amazeballs/

Disgrace by JM Coetzee available at Bookworld:  https://www.bookworld.com.au/books/disgrace-j-m-coetzee/p/9780099540984 ,  and Audible:  http://www.audible.com.au/pd/Fiction/Disgrace-Audiobook/B00S1KZR4K

Bisexual Awareness Week:  http://www.bisexualweek.com

All About the B! A Panel on Bisexuality (which Jill shall appear on):  https://www.facebook.com/events/1651447855095449/


First broadcast: 18 September 2015.