Quotation by Ana Castillo

It is an absolute impossibility in this society to reversely sexually objectify heterosexual men, just as it is impossible for a poor person of color to be a racist. Such extreme prejudice must be accompanied by the power of society's approval and legislation. While women and poor people of color may become intolerant, personally abusive, even hateful, they do not have enough power to be racist or sexist.
Ana Castillo (b. 1953), Mexican–American poet, essayist, and feminist. Massacre of the Dreamers, ch. 6 (1994).
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