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What are microaggressions? This Vox explainer lays out what they are, why they hurt, and why society's talking about them now.

Examples of microaggressions. This table has some examples of common microaggressions, including common phrases that are rooted in offensive stereotypes and beliefs.

How should I respond to microaggressions? This site from the American Psychological Association (APA) has helpful advice for how to react, whether you're the target, bystander, or perpetrator. Vincenzo G. Teran, PsyD notes that, while committing a microaggression can cause real harm, it's "not indicative that we're bad people. It's more indicative of a society where the dominant world view tends to be Eurocentric, masculine, and heterosexual."