New Favorite Tumblr: White Guys Doing it by Themselves

Do you, as a white man, feel underrepresented in politics and public discourse? And by “underrepresented” I mean that sometimes you see or hear from people who don’t look like you? Well, look no further.

White Guys Doing it by Themselves, by the wonderful Erin Matson, is a one stop shop for representations of “white men totally comfortable telling everyone else how it’s gonna be.” It’s terrifying, but it’s also a relief to see a systematic skewering of the prioritization of white male thought, which we’re used to accepting as a neutral default. Check out some of the best posts after the jump (and of course check out the full site).

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Alexandra Brodsky spends too much time on the internet.

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Alexandra Brodsky was a senior editor at During her four years at the site, she wrote about gender violence, reproductive justice, and education equity and ran the site's book review column. She is now a Skadden Fellow at the National Women's Law Center and also serves as the Board Chair of Know Your IX, a national student-led movement to end gender violence, which she co-founded and previously co-directed. Alexandra has written for publications including the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Guardian, and the Nation, and she is the co-editor of The Feminist Utopia Project: 57 Visions of a Wildly Better Future. She has spoken about violence against women and reproductive justice at campuses across the country and on MSNBC, ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, FOX, ESPN, and NPR.

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