While we are slowly coming to terms with the realization that white people are carefully taught not to recognize white privilege, just as males are taught not to recognize male privilege, we still struggle to acknowledge the multiple forms of heterosexual privilege and the oppressive dominance of heteronormativity. Johnny Durham poignantly illustrates this third manifestation of privilege, as Rev. Tittle points out, in his pseudo-spoof, "Are you straight?"
It is a useful exercise for all of us to spend time considering the multiple oppressions we suffer ourselves and create for others.
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