In identity politics the knives are always out, slicing up your mind.

Identity Politics Is a Dangerous Dead End

Accidents of birth are nothing to be proud of.

Assumptions are always dangerous, but implicit assumptions are even more dangerous. One of the most prevalent implicit assumptions in current American society is that identification–with a racial or ethnic group, with a gender, with a sexual orientation, with a political outlook, with a nation–is a good thing. But is it?