A microaggression is a casual and often seemingly minor action which expresses a bias against a marginalized group. The biased individual may not intend to be harmful, and may be unaware of their bias or that the action is harmful. Microaggressions can also be intentional and often serve to separate and marginalize the receiver. Examples of microaggressions that transgender people may face include assumptions that all transgender people have the same transition goals, or that all trans people know each other, or that they will happily talk about their personal medical and/or sexual history with strangers or acquaintances.
e.g. Dora left her job at the real estate office because there were too many microaggressions happening daily.
Further reading to gain expanded context:
What exactly is a microaggression? | Vox
Microaggressions Are A Big Deal: How To Talk Them Out And When To Walk Away | NPR
What Is a Microaggression? | Psychology Today
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