The fact that Rachel Dolezal was able to get away with living as a Black woman, albeit precariously, for so long is ironic as well as troubling. Her entire life story is the classic definition of White privilege.
The Cross in the Closet, by Timothy Kurek, was published on national coming out day this year. Kurek pretended to be gay for a year to walk a mile in someone else's shoes. Having recently finished the book, I find myself in an odd place about it.