my favourite word privileged people say is ‘if’
'if someone came up to me and said…'
'if i got bullied for who i was…'
'if the roles were reversed…'
like we don’t get ifs, we are getting harassed on the street, we are getting attacked, we are in the marginalised group who you have power over I don’t care about your hypothetical fucking situation
You’re a painter. You’re a baker. You like to sleep with the windows open. You never take sugar in your tea. And you always double-knot your shoelaces.