Microaggressions are small, subtle forms of discrimination – but they’re not too small to matter.
Marginalized people are affected by microaggressions every day, and they can make college difficult for students with marginalized identities.
This comic shows how everyday ableism, classism, and other forms of oppression show up in colleges and universities. The good news? Once we learn to recognize these, we can help make some changes – and this comic has ideas for those, too.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- This Is the Perfect Illustration of Why Microaggressions Hurt
- 4 Ways Ableism in My Elementary School Left Me Completely Traumatized
- How to Survive College When You Have a Mental Disorder
Christine Deneweth is a Contributing Comic Artist for Everyday Feminism. A queer cartoonist and artist, Christine lives in Ypsilanti, Michigan. She is a cartoonist for Eastern Michigan University’s newspaper, the Eastern Echo. She writes children’s books about mental disability and has a comic strip that has been published for five years. Comics can be found on her Facebook page, and art can be found on her Instagram @crassaster. Check out her work here!