Intersectionality Score Calculator. Follow the link to the calculator.
You may have heard of intersectionality – “the theory that the overlap of various social identities, such as race, gender, and sexuality, contributes to the systemic oppression and discrimination experienced by an individual” – but don’t know how to compare your level of oppression with others. Now, you can!
Simply adjust the sliders below according to your identity factors to see your intersectionality score. You can use it when you’re dealing with others to know who’s more marginalized.
Here is mine (David’s):
I could lower my score to 2 if I was hyper-rich and devoutly Christian. Cannot find a way of lowering it further. Sigh! There’s always something to aspire to.
The site seems to have different priorities:
How can I improve my score?
Unfortunately, you are born with most of your intersectional factors. However, you can make some improvement to your score by getting more involved with Islam or Judaism, donate all excess wealth to charity, or explore the wild side of your sexuality. The easiest way to improve your score, however, is to champion the intersectionality of your more-marginalized friends. You may award yourself up to 5 points depending on the level of your activism.
What have you got to do to score well? For a perfect score you seem to need to do this:
Notice how a lot of these are characteristics over which you have no control — inherited, accidents of birth, etc. What you do, and the content of your character, is largely irrelevant. Sorry Dr King. Welcome to the medieval caste system of the new left.