White privilege walk. You guys will love this!

From another thread...figured it derserved it's own. Enjoy.

https://ginsberg.umich.edu/content/privilege-walk-activity Phone Post 3.0

Props to FedorFan5000 for being it to the table. Phone Post 3.0

Participants stand in a straight line in the middle of an empty room. Tell participants that some statements might be of a sensitive nature for some individuals, and that they do not have to respond to any statement that is uncomfortable. Read the statements below.



If your ancestors came to the United States by force, take one step back.

If there were more than 50 books in your house growing up, take one step forward.

If you ever felt unsafe because of your sexual orientation, take one step back.

If you believe that you were denied employment because of your race, gender, or ethnicity, take 1 step back.

If you believe that you were paid lessbecause of your race, gender, or ethnicity, take one step back.

If you were ever stopped or questioned by the police because of your race, take one step back.

If you have ever felt uncomfortable about a joke directed at your gender, take one step back.

If you can show affection for your romantic partner in public without fear of ridicule or violence, please take one step forward.

If you were embarrassed about your clothes or house while growing up, take one step back.

If your parents or guardians attended college, take one step forward.

If you were raised in an area with crime and drug activity, take one step back.

If you have tried to change your speech or mannerisms to gain credibility, take one step back.

If you are able to move through the world without fear of sexual assault, take one step forward.

If you can legally marry the person you love, take one step forward.

If you were sexually active with several people and it would improve your social reputation in other people’s eyes, take 1 step forward.

If you are reasonably sure that you will not be denied access to jobs or political resources because of your gender, take one step forward. Phone Post 3.0

If you are able to be drive carelessly without someone attributing it to your gender, take one step forward.

If you are relatively sure you can enter a store without being followed, take one step forward.

If you are reasonably sure you would be hired based on your ability and qualifications, take one step forward.

If your family automatically expected you to attend college, take one step forward.

If you have ever traveled outside the United States, take one step forward.

If your parents worked nights and weekends to support your family, take one step backward.

If you can buy new clothes or go out to dinner when you want to, take one step forward.

If you get time off for your religious holidays, take one step forward.

If you have a foreign accent, take one step backward.

If you can walk alone at any time of day or night in Saratoga without thinking about safety, take one step forward.

If you went to galleries, museums, and plays with your family, take one step forward.

If you attended private school or summer camp, take one step forward.

If you were raised in a single-parent household, take one step backward.

If you studied the culture of your ancestors in elementary school, take one step forward.

If members of your gender are portrayed on TV in degrading roles, take one step backward.

If you have been a victim of sexual harassment, take one step backward.

If you have been a victim of violence because of your race, gender, class, or sexual orientation, take one step back.

If you ever went on a family vacation, take one step forward.

If you have ever had a maid, gardener, or cleaning service, take one step forward.

If you can walk past a construction site without being looked up and down or catcalled at, take one step forward. Phone Post 3.0

You do he honky pokey and you turn yourself around, our society is falling down Phone Post 3.0

This thread is triggering me to wipe my ass. Phone Post 3.0

Liberals are the best at alienating people.

They won't be happy until everyone hates everything as much as they do. Phone Post 3.0

Fuck me as a white male I have had a lot of those "negative" things happen to me. Guess I'm not using my privilege properly. Phone Post 3.0

Actually, after reading that, I took a lot more steps backward than I thought I would. And I am one white bastard.

Mark Phone Post 3.0

10 steps forward Phone Post 3.0

Lol at the warning at the bottom...

IMPORTANT: This exercise can be very triggering, so do not do this activity unless you are sure you have plenty of time to debrief and reflect what individuals experienced during the privilege walk.

icarus92 - Lol at the warning at the bottom...

IMPORTANT: This exercise can be very triggering, so do not do this activity unless you are sure you have plenty of time to debrief and reflect what individuals experienced during the privilege walk.
Buahahahahahahaha.

Kill me. Phone Post 3.0

lol i have actually done this activity at work. It was terrible.

Fuck yeah, I'd win at this game. I'd definitely be the farthest ahead, by my count I took a step forward for every one possible and never took a single step back

O'Doyle rules

HotSteppa - lol i have actually done this activity at work. It was terrible.

That's two guys today I've heard had to do this at work (fedorfan5000 being the fist lol).

How is this legal? Calling people out specifically based on race and gender in the workplace- wtf?

FRAT

The world us becoming so ridiculous

I had to walk so far forward i ended up making it out of my 1200sq ft foyer Phone Post 3.0

so awesome

"feel" and "Believe" are conditioned. Just because you feel someway or believe something doesn't mean it's true. Do they cover that?

Anyone else want to put personal experience to these? Could be interesting. Phone Post 3.0