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Alicia @alicia1 ?

active 11 months, 3 weeks ago
  • Alicia commented on the blog post But the man who molested me was white   11 months, 3 weeks ago · View

    Thanks for your feedback, Smiley. Unfortunately, the website isn’t letting me change what I already wrote, but in the future I’ll be more sensitive about distinguishing between most of the people I know and most of the people in general.

  • Alicia commented on the blog post But the man who molested me was white   11 months, 3 weeks ago · View

    Hi Smiley, What I was expressing there was that most white people I know tend to interpret any discussion of white privilege as an unfair accusation. Now that you bring it up, I can see where it might have been better not to use the word “typical” because I don’t know a significant enough proportion [...]

  • Alicia wrote a new blog post: But the man who molested me was white   12 months ago · View

    *Trigger Warning* The other day, my aunt announced that she was no longer a fan of Barack Obama due to his remarks on the Trayvon Martin case. In typical white-person fashion, she thinks that Obama revealed himself as an anti-white racist by suggesting that white people are racist. After my brother and I tried to explain [...]

  • Alicia wrote a new blog post: Occupy Carlton   1 year, 4 months ago · View

    Switched at Birth may not be on your great-television radar. It’s an ABC Family drama series about two teenage girls who discover, of course, that they were switched at birth. One of the girls, Bay, has grown up in a rich white family and is hearing; the other, Daphne, has been raised by a struggling Latina [...]

  • Alicia commented on the blog post An innocent comment   2 years, 10 months ago · View

    Thanks for commenting and for your sympathy. mikigo, ugh, I’m sorry to hear you’re going through that, and Jenna, that sounds like something you might be able to talk to your boss about….

  • Alicia wrote a new blog post: An innocent comment   2 years, 10 months ago · View

    “Good afternoon, gorgeous. Looking beautiful today.” “Have a good day, sweetheart.” “Hey. You. Buy me a train ticket.” Three different strange men said these things to me over the course of the past summer in New York City. Each statement made me feel uncomfortable and unsettled. All made by men both larger and older than [...]

  • Alicia wrote a new blog post: An innocent comment   2 years, 10 months ago · View

    “Good afternoon, gorgeous. Looking beautiful today.” “Have a good day, sweetheart.” “Hey. You. Buy me a train ticket.” Three different strange men said these things to me over the course of the past summer in New York City. Each statement made me feel uncomfortable and unsettled. All made by men both larger and older than [...]

  • Alicia became a registered member   3 years ago · View

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