i really have spent a lot of time thinking about
September 9, 2012
i really have spent *a lot* of time thinking about myself in relation to the label ‘person of colour’ ever since the recent discussions.
I have no conclusions or anything.
But that ask I answered has a lot of what has been going around in my mind.
At this point, I’m fairly certain I’m not harming or oppressing anyone by thinking I’m a poc.
But I’m also not sure how much it matters that I call myself one or not – to me that is – because if it does come out or someone (even just one) person tells me they are harmed or oppressed by me IDing this way, I’ll stop. My feelings < harming someone.
(although, it really does make certain things easier and I much prefer using it over non-white)
More thinking to be thought on this matter.