Commodification of the Oppressed

Queer and trans politics has turned being an oppressed person into a fashionable free for all. Allowing not only non-oppressed people to join but prioritising the least oppressed.

This is because firstly they are able to just ‘identify’ as an oppressed person without having experienced any of the real oppression that those people face.

Secondly due to the nature of allowing the people with the most time and money on their hands to spend that time and money appropriating and commodifying oppression. We all know that commodities are most available to super rich white males.

Not only are oppressed people drowned in a sea of non-oppressed people identifying as us but this also makes us less able to vocalise our oppression.

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