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Let’s think about privilege.

Thanks for taking some time to consider your privileges and how they line up with oppressions in your life.  We hope these reflections serve you in your advocacy work.

Institute of Impacted Leaders

Privilege Quiz

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I have never been violently threatened or attacked for my religious beliefs.

2 / 64

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

3 / 64

I have never had any dealings with CPS.

4 / 64

I can afford a therapist.

5 / 64

I have never been shamed for my body type.

6 / 64

I am white.

7 / 64

I have never felt unsafe because of my gender.

8 / 64

I can afford medication if/when I need it.

9 / 64

Neither I nor my children were ever in the foster care system.

10 / 64

My parents have never been incarcerated.

11 / 64

I have never visited anyone in prison.

12 / 64

My personal property (house, car, body) has been searched by a police officer.

13 / 64

I have never been mocked for my accent.

14 / 64

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

15 / 64

I have never had an eating disorder.

16 / 64

I have never been mistreated or harassed by a police officer.

17 / 64

I have never had an addiction.

18 / 64

I am not a felon.

19 / 64

I feel comfortable in the gender I was assigned at birth.

20 / 64

I have never been called a racial slur.

21 / 64

I have never been institutionalized.

22 / 64

My family or I has never had to depend on government assistance.

23 / 64

My parents pay some/all of my bills.

24 / 64

I have never seen a loved one be arrested or mistreated by police officers

25 / 64

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

26 / 64

I have never questioned any of my identities.

27 / 64

I work in a salaried job.

28 / 64

I consider myself to be physically attractive.

29 / 64

I have never had to worry about making rent.

30 / 64

My parents and I were born in the same country.

31 / 64

No one in my family has ever fled a country.

32 / 64

I have never been incarcerated.

33 / 64

I have never supported a loved one in jail or prison.

34 / 64

I have never been sexually harassed or assaulted.

35 / 64

I am not worried about being stopped by a police officer.

36 / 64

I have never had a loved one dependent on any substance

37 / 64

My parents speak English.

38 / 64

I have never been shamed for my religious beliefs.

39 / 64

My parents were never abusive.

40 / 64

I have never considered suicide.

41 / 64

I have been handcuffed or otherwise restrained by the State.

42 / 64

I have never changed how I dress, look, or talk to ensure my safety.

43 / 64

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

44 / 64

I am heterosexual.

45 / 64

I have never been called a terrorist.

46 / 64

My parents are still married.

47 / 64

I do not have any social disabilities.

48 / 64

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

49 / 64

I graduated high school.

50 / 64

I never doubted my parents’ acceptance of my sexuality.

51 / 64

There were no cops in any of my schools.

52 / 64

I live in an area that sees police regularly.

53 / 64

I graduated college.

54 / 64

I have never been ostracized or threatened for my sexual orientation.

55 / 64

I have traveled internationally.

56 / 64

I do not have any learning disabilities.

57 / 64

I have never been on any offender registries, public or private.

58 / 64

No one in my family has ever feared deportation.

59 / 64

I do not have any physical disabilities.

60 / 64

I am a man.

61 / 64

I have never written to a jail or prison.

62 / 64

People don't fear me on sight. I look harmless.

63 / 64

I have never been homeless.

64 / 64

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

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Privilege is advantages and benefits that individuals receive because of social groups (like race, gender, religion, social class, or carceral proximity) they are perceived to be a part of.