Why Do White Women Need Protecting?

DarkSkyLady
5 min readMar 24, 2019
Photo by Victoria Heath on Unsplash

It’s ingrained in our upbringing — this sensitivity to the feelings and emotions of white women. As BIPOC we, despite our best efforts, occasionally fall victim to that misheld belief that white women are more sensitive and fragile. Even worse, we sometimes try to rationalize our actions and behaviors so that we don’t have to reflect on the fact that we are furthering this belief that white women must be coddled. Or, we…

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DarkSkyLady

Black/Puerto Rican creative non-binary. Spouts nonsense that occasionally makes sense. they/them