Feminism and Intersectionality

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