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by Rega Jha BuzzFeed India Contributor and Tommy Wesely BuzzFeed Staff Jen Lewis / Via BuzzFeed

How Privileged Are You? Check off all the statements that apply to you.

I am white.

I have never been discriminated against because of my skin color.

I have never been the only person of my race in a room.

I have never been mocked for my accent.

I have never been told I am attractive “for my race.”

I have never been a victim of violence because of my race.

I have never been called a racial slur.

I have never been told I “sound white.”

A stranger has never asked to touch my hair or asked if it is real.

I am heterosexual.

I have never lied about my sexuality

I never had to “come out.”

I never doubted my parents’ acceptance of my sexuality.

I have never been called “fag.”

I have never been called “dyke.”

I have never been called a “fairy,” or any other derogatory slur for homosexuals.

I have never tried to hide my sexuality.

I am always comfortable with P.D.A. with my partner in public.

I have never pretended to be “just friends” with my significant other.

I have never been ostracized by my religion for my sexual orientation.

I have never been told I would “burn in hell” for my sexual orientation.

I have never been told that my sexuality is “just a phase.”

I have never been violently threatened because of my sexuality.

I am a man.

I feel comfortable in the gender I was born as.

I still identify as the gender I was born in.

I have never tried to change my gender.

I have never been denied an opportunity because of my gender.

I make more money than my professional counterparts of a different gender.

I have never felt unsafe because of my gender.

I have never been catcalled.

I have never been sexually harassed or assaulted.

I have never been raped.

I work in a salaried job.

My family and I have never lived below the poverty line.

I don’t have any student loans.

I have never gone to bed hungry.

I have never been homeless.

My parents pay some of my bills.

My parents pay all of my bills.

I don’t rely on public transportation.

I buy new clothes at least once a month.

I have never done my taxes myself.

I have never felt poor.

I have never had to worry about making rent.

I have never worked as a waiter, barista, bartender, or salesperson.

I have had an unpaid internship.

I have had multiple unpaid internships.

I went to summer camp.

I went to private school.

I graduated high school.

I went to an elite college.

I graduated college.

My parents paid (at least some of) my tuition.

I had a car in high school.

I’ve never had a roommate.

I’ve always had cable.

I have traveled internationally.

I travel internationally at least once a year.

I studied abroad.

I’ve never skipped a meal to save money.

I don’t know what “Sallie Mae” is.

I spent Spring Breaks abroad.

I have frequent flier miles.

My parents are heterosexual.

My parents are both alive.

My parents are still married.

I do not have any physical disabilities.

I do not have any social disabilities.

I do not have any learning disabilities.

I have never had an eating disorder.

I have never been depressed.

I have never considered suicide.

I have never attempted suicide.

I have never taken medication for my mental health.

I can afford medication if/when I need it.

I have never been told I’m overweight or “too skinny.”

I have never felt overweight or underweight or “too skinny.”

I have never been shamed for my body type.

I consider myself to be physically attractive.

I can afford a therapist.

I’ve used prescription drugs recreationally.

I have never had an addiction.

I have never been shamed for my religious beliefs.

I have never been violently threatened for my religious beliefs.

I have never been violently attacked for my religious beliefs.

There is a place of worship for my religion in my town.

I have never lied about my ethnicity as self-defense.

I have never lied about my religion as self-defense.

All my jobs have been accommodating of my religious practices.

I am not nervous in airport security lines.

I have never heard this statement: “You have been randomly selected for secondary passport control.”

I have never been called a terrorist.

Nobody has ever tried to “save” me for my religious beliefs.

I have never been cyber-bullied for any of my identities.

I was not bullied as a child for any of my identities.

I have never tried to distance myself from any of my identities.

I have never been self-conscious about any of my identities.

I have never questioned any of my identities.

I feel privileged because of the identities I was born with.

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