2019: A Guide for White Guys

when your experience feels invalidated

A white guy recently told me, “This is the hardest time it’s ever been to be white and male.”

My reaction to it was, quite understandably, completely invalidating. It’s often invalidating to me when I hear things like this. My immediate impulse is a sarcastic, “Oh geez, you’re so oppressed!” I validate this impulse in myself…