“Equality is a fairy tale you tell your children at night before you build walls in your sleep to keep out anyone who doesn’t look like you.”
Do you understand why so many marginalized people are terrified of Donald Trump’s presidency? The list of people who are afraid goes on and on – women, people of color, Muslims, immigrants, LGBTQIA+ people, and more.
But many Trump supporters, and even others who want to “give Trump a chance,” don’t get it.
So here’s a stirring piece from Marina Watanabe that makes the problem with a Trump presidency crystal clear.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- Dear White America: You Are All Responsible for Trump
- How Donald Trump’s Election Reveals the Danger of White Male Fragility
Marina Watanabe is a Contributing Vlogger for Everyday Feminism and a vlogger, blogger, overenthusiastic tweeter, college student, and creator of embarrassing literary tees. Check out her Tumblr, or follow her on Twitter @marinashutup!