Also worth reading: IF YOU CALL ME A “BOOMER” YOU ARE COMMITTING A HATE CRIME on McSweeny’s.
“I’ve always thought minorities in this country exaggerated the harrowing effect of pejorative slurs. But, now that I’ve been relentlessly called a ‘boomer’ on the internet, I can finally relate to America’s many marginalized communities and their traumas. We are now one and the same: victims of structural inequality. Luckily, we have solved racism and sexism as a society and have no more work to do on those two fronts, but we still have quite a ways to go when it comes to vitriolic bigotry against people born between 1946 and 1964.”