OverviewPreface. About the Contributors. Part I: STORIES OF PRIVILEGE. Introduction to Part I. 1. Stories of White Privilege. An Awakening to Privilege, Oppression, and Discrimination: Val's Story; Sharon's Story, Sharon K. Anderson and Valerie A. Middleton. White Out: Privilege and Its Problems, Heidi A. Zetzer. Supposed to Know Better: On Accepting Privilege - Deborah Megivern. White Male Privilege in the Context of My Life, Rich Furman. 2. Stories of Socioeconomic Privilege. Understanding and Experiencing Class Privilege, Colleen Loomis. Stories of Able-Bodied Privilege. Seeing Through Another Lens, Kaying Lo. Dirty Secrets and Unholy Unions: Disability-Based Oppression and Privilege, Paul E. Priester. 3. Stories of Heterosexual and Cisgender Privilege. Increasing Awareness of Heterosexism and Homophobia: A Personal and Professional Exploration, Allison L. Cashwell. Reflections on Heterosexual Privilege, S. Cherice Sommer, Suzanne M. Weatherman, and Deborah L. Cox. How I Became a Counseling Professional Lesbian: Privilege and Challenges, Joy S. Whitman. Head Ladies Center for Teacup Chain: Exploring Cisgender Privilege in a (Predominately) Gay Male Context, N. Eugene Walls and Kelly Costello. Marriage: The New Frontier, Jessica Pettitt. 4. Stories of Male Privilege and Sexism. Men Can't Be Raped: The Challenge of Sexism in Counseling, Heather Trepal. Exploring Male Privilege: Journey of Two White Middle-Class Men, David H. Whitcomb and James A. Cummings. How I Got My Wings, Carol L. Langer. Article. The Journey to Understanding Privilege: A Meta-Narrative Approach, Valerie A. Middleton, James H. Banning, Sharon K. Anderson, and Christine Paguyo. Part II: STORIES OF ASSUMED PRIVILEGE (RACISM, HETEROSEXISM, AND AGEISM) Introduction to Part II ' Valerie A. Middleton and Sharon K. Anderson. Assumed Privilege: A Double-Edged Sword, Allan E. Barsky. Who, Me? White?: The Process of Acknowledging and Challenging Racial Privilege, Helen G. Deines. No Parece: The Privilege and Prejudice Inherent in Being a Light-Skinned Latino Without an Accent, Edward A. Delgado-Romero. Ageism: The '-Ism' We Will All Face One Day, Jacqueline J. Peila-Shuster. Part III: STORIES OF INTERNALIZED OPPRESSION, ACCULTURATION, AND ASSIMILATION AND THE COMPLEXITIES OF IDENTITY. Oppression of the Spirit: Complexities in the Counseling Encounter, Dibya Choudhuri. Acculturation and Identity: Intra-Ethnic Distinctions Among Mexican Americans, Genaro Gonzales. Unmasking Within-Group Prejudice: A Case Study, Felice Lichaw and Marya Howell-Carter. Part IV: INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES: STORIES OF PRIVILEGE, ACCULTURATION, AND ASSIMILATION. Deprivations and Privileges We All Have, Ma. Teresa Tuason. Navigating Oppression, Power and Privilege in Academia: An International Perspective, Saliwe Kawewe. Going through Cultural Barriers in Counseling, Ruth Chao. Elaborating a different 'Yes, But': Complexities of race, sexuality and class in the counseling setting, Damien W. Riggs. Part V: STORIES OF PERSONAL COMPASSION AND BEING ALLIES. Personal Compassion and Alliance Building: Observations of an Asian American Professor, Matthew R. Mock. Tales from the Heart of Dixie: Using White Privilege to Right Racism, Becky J. Liddle. Yes, I see You're Committed to the Cause, But Where's Your Credibility, and Why That Angst? David MacPhee. A Multicultural Unity Group for Graduate Students, Barbara Gormley. Glossary. Index.