Skepticism and pushback

Engaging with skepticism and pushback

There are people who think that gender and race don't create real obstacles for people and that discussing identity and privilege means being overly sensitive.

Your allyship program won't be the cause of their skepticism and pushback, but it may be a bit of a lightning rod. It's likely that you'll get questions and pushback. It's beneficial for you to have done a little thinking about your responses.

Here are some common questions/pushback as well as thoughts on responses.