It never has.
Man, I see stuff like this, and I think- who’re you directing this at? I just picture a huge crowd of incredibly privileged folks- white, cisgendered, heterosexual- confronting a crowd of brown, queer, trans folks.
"Why do you haaaaaaaaaaaate us? Hate won’t end hate! Stop the hate!" says the privileged group.
"Well, y’all have been systemically beating us, raping us, falsely imprisoning us, and making our lives hell from day one," says the crowd of trans POCs.
"Yeah, but that doesn’t mean you get to HATE us." pouts the privileged crowd.
If someone says they hate me because I’m white, or cisgendered, or able-bodied, or pass as heterosexual? My immediate thought isn’t How dare they perpetuate hate. I’m going to go make a white-on-pink graphic devaluing their feelings and put it on tumblr. My thought is What sort of hell have people like me put this person through that they would generate such hatred towards someone they don’t know?
See my shit is this whole assumption that people different from you are “privileged”. It actually quite irks the living bejesus out of me when people say someone they don’t even know is “privileged”. This response is the reason why I’ve stepped away from any sort of “fight for our rights” movement. As a Latina (or in this day in age because EVERYTHING IS ABOUT FUCKING COLOR apparently, “brown”) bisexual, woman who is 1st generation American born I will say this. Nothing is handed to me because I have a vagina, because of my color or sexuality. What you bring to the table is what is made of you. I’m all about these Hate won’t stop hate campaigns because the reverse bullying and shaming isn’t going to get any of these “positive” movements anywhere. If you throw rocks back at the big kid in the playground that steals your lunch money, guess what? you’re just as bad as the big kid.
2 wrongs don’t make a right. This whole mentality of “oh their skin color makes them privileged” “they don’t know my struggle with my sexuality, they must be privileged”, it needs to stop already. Stop pointing fingers. Put the torches down, and stop worrying about other people. Because at the end of the day, unless you know EVERY SINGLE PERSONS STRUGGLE you have no right to deem them as “privileged” or not. You have no right to label anyone just as no one has the right to label you. Just stop it.