The #WhiteWomanPrivilege hashtag, which had been used before, sporadically, without catching on with such lightning speed, was kicked off this time by @Auragasmic, whose intention, it seems, was to make a statement about being self-aware about the privileged race she belongs to. Her profile says that she’s an “Aspie. INTJ. Feminist. Purveyor of the Socialist agenda & #ProChoice Propaganda. Mouthy Tech Guru. Greyhat. Foreseer of great things.” But even she admits, in a later tweet, that she didn’t foresee the devolving of the #WhiteWomanPrivilege hashtag.
Its fast explosion is not surprising (can you say “hot Read More »from #WhiteWomanPrivilege: Evolution of a Twitter Controversy