VIDEO: Franchesca Ramsey’s Comebacks Will Make Your Racist Relatives STFU This Holigay Season

Carmen’s Team Pick:

Ah, the holigays. For some of us, it means carols, wishing for a blanket of snow, unwrapping presents, hot liquor around the fire, and puppies in Santa hats. (Is that just me?) But for a lot of us, it also means getting ready for some seriously problematic shit to come out of our relatives’ mouths.

Luckily, Franchesca Ramsey (chescaleigh) took some time this week to prepare you for the ugly side of the season by walking you through five different potential comebacks to turn an uncomfortable moment into a teaching one. Or, really, into an opportunity to laugh at someone’s outdated views so as not to cry. But hey, whatever works.

Now pass the tofurkey and shut the fuck up, uncle Ned!

Carmen is the Digital Editor at Ms. , Managing Editor at Argot, a Contributor at Everyday Feminism, and Co-Host of The Bossy Show. She previously served as Straddleverse Director, Feminism Editor, and Social Media Co-Director at Autostraddle. You can find her on Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr or in the drive-thru line at the nearest In-N-Out.

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