Why I Don’t Use the Term “Straight Passing Privilege”

I wish we had better terminology to discuss the diverse experiences of different LGBTQIA2S+ people when it comes to facing oppression.

If “straight passing” is inherently a privilege, does a gay kid in the closet have privilege?

I want better words.

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Jules Rylan

Jules Rylan

Fat, ashkenazi Jewish, non-binary butch lesbian writing about queer history, the Jewish experience, fat liberation, and anything else that crosses my mind.