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Intersectionality Calculator

You may have heard of intersectionality - "the theory that the overlap of various social identities, such as race, gender, and sexuality, define your level of systemic oppression" - but don't know how to compare your oppression with others. Now, you can!

Simply adjust the sliders below according to your identity factors to see your intersectionality score.

Simply adjust the sliders below according to your identity factors to see your intersectionality score.

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Move sliders to the amount you identify as each below.

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Why sliders?
We believe that people fit along a spectrum of identities. For example, you might be slightly bisexual, somewhat poor, Jewish but rarely wear a yarmulke, and native born but travel frequently abroad. By having the option to be 'somewhere in the middle', this gives a more accurate assessment of your intersectionality score.

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.

Why include religion?
Some have commented that the religious sliders are anti-Semitic, Islamophobic, atheistophobic or possibly even Christianophobic. They are included to show that a complete intersectionality score embraces the diversity of religious thought if they are of a minority groups.

What about peanut allergies?
We know that 100s of other factors such political affiliation, height, attractiveness, weight and even peanut allergies can impact your personal intersectionality score. Hopefully, we will be able to address these factors in the future.

What's the goal here?
We hope that this calculator will help fight racism, sexism, ableism, ageism, anti-Semitism, biphobia, cissexism, classism, homophobia, Islamophobia, transphobia, ethnocentrism, xenophobia and discrimination (even prejudice) of all forms regardless of your race, country of origin, sexual orientation (e.g., bisexual, nonbinary, intersex, lesbian, queer, transgender, or asexual). We are for social justice and equity!

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I find it ironic that you've posted a quote stating that people shouldn't be judged by the color of their skin, but then literally link a numeric value to that attribute.
Score: 9 in Canada
This test is incomplete. I am trans species, specifically I identify as a cartoon lesbian pony. Please add this as an option. Also while I may have pale skin and enjoy sex with women I do NOT identify as "white", or "straight", it is very bigoted to assume these things based on how I look and behave. In this day and age having white-looking skin is actually a disability, so I maxed that one out. I am 35 but I identify as the gas cloud that created the solar system, so I made sure to max out "old". I have a college degree but I honestly know enough to know I know nothing, so I maxed out "less educated". I have a lot of money but, money doesn't buy happiness which is all that matters. So, I maxed out "poor". English is my second language as my first language was barking like a dog (I loved animals as a young child) All in all I have very little privilege. This means you all have to treat me very specially and do extra things for me, since I have no privilege. Thank you.
Score: 91 in Peru
Oh the irony of quoting MLK Jr while giving people more or less points based on race.
Score: 10
I hope people are not blind and and see that is pure racism towards white Europeans.
Score: ? in United States
No such thing as “white privilege”. Another lefty term to make white men feel bad for being who they are.
Score: 16 in Australia
This is easily one of the dumbest things I've ever seen.
1. I'm ASIAN. Technically a PoC, but definitely not the brown shown on the slider.
2. Really? Being Jewish or Muslim is somehow "better" for your score than, say, Buddhism, Taoism, or Hinduism? GTFO.
3. The actual heck does my first language have to do with my privilege? My first language is Mandarin Chinese, but I am fluent in English. Somehow that makes me more (or less) privileged than someone else?
Score: 28 in Stone Mountain, GA
As a black homosexual female (because apparently my opinion matters more if you know these factors),
I can confirm that this is bullshit
Score: 74 in Santa Maria, CA
If you’re ever having a hard time trying to figure out why Donald Trump won in 2016 (and why he’s going to win again in 2020), all you need to do is look at this page.
Score: 97 in Pittsburgh, PA
I thought this was a joke at first 😂
Score: 41 in Washington, DC
Imagine having a webpage about tolerance while stereotyping people because of their borning conditions. Oh wait...
Score: 16 in Spain
Complete bs

Hahahahahaha
Score: 90 in Norway
What a load of fucking bollocks
Score: 33 in United Kingdom
Am I the only one who notices the hypocrisy of placing quotes about how judging people their arbitrary features is wrong on a calculator whose very function is to judge you based on your arbitrary features?
Score: ? in Canada
Your against racisism yet your whole poll is rasist to whites, Christians and british
Score: 3 in United Kingdom
I love how you have a quote that says stop discriminating the basis of race but then you automatically put black people as under privileged, hmm. Also how does believing in God make you more privileged?
Score: 6 in Owings, MD
This can't be real. This is too ridiculous even for Democrats.
Score: 21 in Saint Cloud, MN
My score is 9, I'm more privileged than 82% of the population. Hooray! I get the "privilege" of supporting all those people less "privileged" than me!
Score: 16 in United States
Most pointless shit I’ve ever done
Score: 11 in Australia
Where can I use my privilege to pay my bills guys?
Score: 14 in United Kingdom
1984: 2+2=5
A fact that was never true but was forced onto to people. After time, many of the general public just defaulted to it being correct. It became enforced and if anyone were to disagree, it wouldn't end well.
2019: A man can be a woman
Notice any similarities?
Score: 20 in Australia
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What is an Intersectionality Score?
It's an easy and effective way to measure the systematic oppression and discrimination faced by an individual due to their multiple identity factors. Having a high Intersectionality Score means being faced with more challenges to get ahead than someone who has a lower score.

How can they be used?
The scores has many practical uses. Primarily, it can be used to help those who are historically marginalized. In an office setting, you can easily identify those who may have unique, and most often overlooked or disregarded perspectives. You can give exclusive opportunties and promotions to people with high intersectionality scores so that they become more represented in positions of power. We also suggest every group meeting to begin with everyone sharing their intersectionality scores.


The most powerful use of Intersectionality is to identify oppressors and encourage them to share their privilege (and money) with the victims of their oppression. This would produce a more inclusive outcome and improve overall diversity.

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.

Can I use this calculator on others?
Yes! Many people say that they enjoy calculating the intersectional scores of others so they can easily identify and help those who are faced with systemic oppression. Once you know which of your friends have higher scores, you might find that you have something to learn from them.

Can I be accused of being oppressive even if I have a high score?
Yes, having a high intersectionality score doesn't completely immunize you from being called an oppressor. You may be vulnerable to "weakest link" attacks - that is, being called an oppressor on any of the intersectionality factors by those disadvantaged in that factor. For example, a gay black man could still be accused of being a misogynist by women or a poor, immigrant woman could be called transphobic by a transperson. Again, we suggest you publicly show your support for more oppressed groups regardless of your feelings.

How are the scores calculated?
We carefully consider the factors that make up various forms of social pressure and oppression. Then, using multivariable analysis, we are able to calculate the contribution that each factor has on an individual relative to their demographic size.

Why sliders?
We believe that people fit along a spectrum of identities. For example, you might be slightly bisexual, somewhat poor, Jewish but rarely wear a yarmulke, and native born but travel frequently abroad. By having the option to be 'somewhere in the middle', this gives a more accurate assessment of your intersectionality score.


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Intersectionality Scores by Percent

As you can see below, intersectional scores are as diverse as the people they represent. The majority of people have low intersectional scores which mean they have more inherent privilege than others.
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Recent Comments View More

I find it ironic that you've posted a quote stating that people shouldn't be judged by the color of their skin, but then literally link a numeric value to that attribute.
Score: 9 in Canada
This test is incomplete. I am trans species, specifically I identify as a cartoon lesbian pony. Please add this as an option. Also while I may have pale skin and enjoy sex with women I do NOT identify as "white", or "straight", it is very bigoted to assume these things based on how I look and behave. In this day and age having white-looking skin is actually a disability, so I maxed that one out. I am 35 but I identify as the gas cloud that created the solar system, so I made sure to max out "old". I have a college degree but I honestly know enough to know I know nothing, so I maxed out "less educated". I have a lot of money but, money doesn't buy happiness which is all that matters. So, I maxed out "poor". English is my second language as my first language was barking like a dog (I loved animals as a young child) All in all I have very little privilege. This means you all have to treat me very specially and do extra things for me, since I have no privilege. Thank you.
Score: 91 in Peru
Oh the irony of quoting MLK Jr while giving people more or less points based on race.
Score: 10
I hope people are not blind and and see that is pure racism towards white Europeans.
Score: ? in United States
No such thing as “white privilege”. Another lefty term to make white men feel bad for being who they are.
Score: 16 in Australia
This is easily one of the dumbest things I've ever seen.
1. I'm ASIAN. Technically a PoC, but definitely not the brown shown on the slider.
2. Really? Being Jewish or Muslim is somehow "better" for your score than, say, Buddhism, Taoism, or Hinduism? GTFO.
3. The actual heck does my first language have to do with my privilege? My first language is Mandarin Chinese, but I am fluent in English. Somehow that makes me more (or less) privileged than someone else?
Score: 28 in Stone Mountain, GA
As a black homosexual female (because apparently my opinion matters more if you know these factors),
I can confirm that this is bullshit
Score: 74 in Santa Maria, CA
If you’re ever having a hard time trying to figure out why Donald Trump won in 2016 (and why he’s going to win again in 2020), all you need to do is look at this page.
Score: 97 in Pittsburgh, PA
I thought this was a joke at first 😂
Score: 41 in Washington, DC
Imagine having a webpage about tolerance while stereotyping people because of their borning conditions. Oh wait...
Score: 16 in Spain
Complete bs

Hahahahahaha
Score: 90 in Norway
What a load of fucking bollocks
Score: 33 in United Kingdom
Am I the only one who notices the hypocrisy of placing quotes about how judging people their arbitrary features is wrong on a calculator whose very function is to judge you based on your arbitrary features?
Score: ? in Canada
Your against racisism yet your whole poll is rasist to whites, Christians and british
Score: 3 in United Kingdom
I love how you have a quote that says stop discriminating the basis of race but then you automatically put black people as under privileged, hmm. Also how does believing in God make you more privileged?
Score: 6 in Owings, MD
This can't be real. This is too ridiculous even for Democrats.
Score: 21 in Saint Cloud, MN
My score is 9, I'm more privileged than 82% of the population. Hooray! I get the "privilege" of supporting all those people less "privileged" than me!
Score: 16 in United States
Most pointless shit I’ve ever done
Score: 11 in Australia
Where can I use my privilege to pay my bills guys?
Score: 14 in United Kingdom
1984: 2+2=5
A fact that was never true but was forced onto to people. After time, many of the general public just defaulted to it being correct. It became enforced and if anyone were to disagree, it wouldn't end well.
2019: A man can be a woman
Notice any similarities?
Score: 20 in Australia
View More

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