Getting in Touch with Your Inner Bitch quote: “When someone says, ‘It’s a joke, don’t you have a sense of humor?’ It’s usually because they want you to take yourself less seriously.”
Pretending cutting remarks are humorous is a sly way to camouflage racial, sexual and personal bias. Accepting those kinds of remarks is collusion. Some days, it seems like too much trouble to rebut all these instances. But if you don’t speak up, who will?