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Is it discrimination  if What I self identify as is not honored? ?

Call it what you will but I self recognize as a Black woman yet nobody will honor that. They laugh at me and tell me to get real. Even when I tried to get a student grant for under privlaged minorities I was denied. I don't get it I thought it is what we Identify as not how we look

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    That would be discrimination but under the law you wouldn't be able to do anything about it as ethnicity is not a protected status or should I say it ethnic identity is not a protected status.

  • Alan H
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    If you have no black parentage, whatever you say you are not black  

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    You can self identify as a chipmunk.  That doesn't make you a chipmunk.  Apply for a chipmunk "perk" and you aren't a chipmunk, that's fraud.  Apparently you are never going to drop this topic - "why are women upset that Biden signed orders to allow Transgender men to compete as Women?"  (Incidentally, women weren't upset - it's just you.)

  • 2 months ago

    I don't think anyone should be honored for simply being one race, but for their achievements and contribution to society. Sadly, the U.S. has different standards lol

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  • 2 months ago

    nobody needs to honor you for your race or identity, the most important thing is people don't discriminate you based on your race or identity. 

    i don't honor anyone for their race since race is just a meaningless social construct invented by racists to further divide people, but i also don't discriminate against anyone based on their race or their identity 

  • 2 months ago

    no it isnt self discrimination

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