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“Good girls don’t get raped.”
“Yeah, they’re everywhere.”
Me:: (after demonstrating a piece of software I had written to be used for quality reporting by Medicare health plans): So that's how it works, any questions?
Medicare Official:: Wow, it's great. Who is the programmer?
Me:: I am.
Medicare Official:: But who actually wrote the code?
Me:: That would be me...the programmer.
Because apparently Black, women programmers don't actually WRITE CODE. 10 years ago, at headquarters in Washington, D.C. I felt irritated at having to explain that yes, I am a REAL programmer.
“Meatless Mondays are a healthy addition to your week - the issue is just convincing your husband!”
“I just assumed you were my nurse.”
“You don’t LOOK Jewish!”
Guy next to me on plane:: So, where are you from?
Guy:: No, like, where are you FROM?
Me:: Um, I was born in New York...
Guy:: But, what about... (He pulls the corners of his eyes back in an effort to look Asian.)