While my trans friends can’t get jobs ’cause trans.

I don’t know about your trans friends in particular, but I worked from 2000–2010 alongside a lovely transgendered person at my company, and all the company meetings during those periods included “Similar Interests” sessions where people of various likeminded groups could get together. The company was very supportive of them. And, when she left the company, she got a great job in IT at a major retailer who is a household name.

Who fucking cares about six figures?

Money’s not everything, but it’s not nothing either. It’s nice to be able to support one’s family comfortably.

Your privilege really is through the roof. No wonder you’re so out of touch with reality.

Well, sorry, you’re not going to make me feel guilty about having a nice life. I worked for it. :-)

Yes, my headscarf and Islamic attire earns me so much privilege my cup overfloweth with it. Plus when walking around with my husband, who has this bushy black beard which I love but regrettably makes him look like one of those terrorists in an ISIS video.

Yep. Being Muslim, having a Muslim first name, and being half Arab sure earns you a lot in society these days. :-)

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Data Driven Econophile. Muslim, USA born. Been “woke” 2x: 1st, when I realized the world isn’t fair; 2nd, when I realized the “woke” people are full of shit.

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