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straight white male
Straight white male is the default.

It's normal. It's objective. It's the standard. We're not seen as different because we're straight, white, or male. Different is being non-white, or being a woman, or not being straight. Social movements such as civil rights, feminism, and lesbian/gay progress were created in reaction to the straight white male category, by people who were not white, not male, and not straight. We don't have a civil rights-based social movement. There is not a movement for us to contemplate our own whiteness, masculinity, or heterosexuality.

What does that say about our experiences? What do those three words really say about us as individuals?

The next few pages are the dictionary definitions for straight, white, and male.

Take a second to glance at all the different meanings... they're a little suprising: