CHITRA NAGARAJAN - BLACK FEMINISTS

We live in a world in which patriarchy combines with racism, neo-colonialism and global capitalism to create a fundamentally unjust world in which, no matter where you are or who you are, life is not the same for women as it for men. What is feminism if not providing space...
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Date: 23 May 2012 13:34
Author: Nat
Tags: Feminism and Intersectionality

s e smith

People often assume I’m a feminist based on my politics and the kind of work that I do; I work in solidarity with members of oppressed groups, I advocate for groups I belong to, I’m on the political left, and I frequent circles heavily populated by feminists and social justice...
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Date: 23 May 2012 13:33
Author: Nat
Tags: Feminism and Intersectionality

Jane Osmond - Women's Views On News

Before I started to write for Women’s Views on News in early 2010, I had never even heard the term ‘intersectionality’.     I first came across it at the 2011 UK Feminista Summer School in Birmingham.  I kept quiet initially because I didn’t know what it meant and didn’t want to appear...
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Date: 23 May 2012 13:32
Author: Nat
Tags: Feminism and Intersectionality

Nat - INTERSECT founder

The poet Emma Lazarus once said "until we all are free, none of us are free", and there has never been a truer word spoken. Lazarus spoke in the context of tackling anti-semitism around the world, but I speak of feminism and the fight for women's equality.   The feminist movement has...
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Date: 23 May 2012 13:31
Author: Nat
Tags: Feminism and Intersectionality

Final updates - how you can be at INTERSECT from home!

Only two days to INTERSECT! Just a couple of things - if you can't make it, don't worry, because we'll be live streaming all day. We'll also be recording it and putting all the talks on YouTube, with transcripts to follow. As well as this, we'll be live-tweeting from @INTERSECTcon...
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Date: 17 May 2012 12:24
Author: Nat
Tags: bristol intersect

Brief for programme submissions, plus a few other questions...

I've been asking for contributors to the programme to write about other experiences of intersectionality and feminism, and I still need 1-5 more. Just for a bit more detail, here's a brief I sent to someone earlier - could you do it? Email me if you want to include something. Basically...
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Date: 26 Apr 2012 20:48
Author: Nat
Tags: bristol intersect

What The Frock?! Comedy Night

Just to mention another great feminist event that will be on in Bristol on the weekend of INTERSECT - What The Frock! Comedy Night will be at the Arnolfini on May 18th at 8pm, featuring an all-female lineup, including INTERSECT host Kate Smurthwaite. There will also be a raffle with...
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Date: 24 Apr 2012 10:00
Author: Nat
Tags: bristol

How You Can Help

Time flies - INTERSECT is now less than a month away! As expected, planning has gone into hyperdrive. There's loads of stuff to be done - and here's how you can help us out:   1) Do you know any BSL interpreters in the Bristol area who might be interested in donating an hour...
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Date: 20 Apr 2012 14:44
Author: Nat
Tags: bristol intersect

Getting Started

There's been lots going on at INTERSECT HQ recently! The venue has been confirmed, the Twitter and Facebook accounts have been opened and (if you're reading this), the website has been finished. I've also been working on sorting out the schedule for the day and starting the first designs for the programme. Speaking...
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Date: 21 Feb 2012 22:16
Author: Nat
Tags: bristol intersect