Male, white, middle class, heterosexual, able-bodied. These five features turn a human being into the norm for everyone else. All other identities are defined as ‘Other’ to this normative blueprint: the more a subject differs from the established norm, the more marginalized she or he is likely to be. The white, heterosexual, able-bodied, middle-class man has been looked upon as an acclaimed or despised symbol of cultural and social hegemony for centuries.