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By blue milk on January 31, 2014
Feminism is messy and difficult, and it should be. We’re talking about changing incredibly powerful institutions and also, incredibly intimate parts of our lives. That work won’t ever be easy. And the introspection involved particularly for doing feminist work on oneself is exhausting and often quite disorientating. You add to that mix the fact that […]
By Helen on January 24, 2013
Do Western feminists condone sexism and misogyny in other countries because of cultural relativism? If so, who are they and what are they actually saying? This article came out following the brutal gang rape of the student [name redacted] on a bus in Delhi, and repeats a popular truism which I’ve been meaning to write […]
By tigtog on October 24, 2012
My feminism will be intersectional or it will be bullshit.
~ Flavia Dzodan, on Tiger Beatdown 2011/10/10
Are you noting a distinct lack of attribution there from Vagenda, for an ‘oft-quoted phrase’ which is easily googled as to its source?
As if that wasn’t bad enough, here’s what happened next:
By tigtog on May 26, 2011
Two very important posts on anti-oppression conversations that so often implode and intersectional goals that end up not being reached. I’m bookmarking these.
By tigtog on November 23, 2009
I’m finally back in an FAQ-writing headspace, and one on Intersectionality is long overdue. I have a few links, but I could do with more! Please feed the FAQ. Related posts: Blegging: Name Orlando’s Book Intersectionality and Privilege: Addressing the Squishy Bits Weekend Links: A Day In The Life Brainstorming alert Links post: authoritarian childrearing […]
By Lauredhel on September 26, 2008
Sabina wrote: A few days ago I was having a conversation with one of my noob-to-feminism friends about feminism and intersectionality. At one point in the conversation he said something that was pretty much the equivalent of, “In my experience [as an upper-middle-class, white, cisgendered, able-bodied, heterosexual male], people just need to pull themselves up […]
By Lauredhel on June 12, 2008
Dear etc, “I have contacted the IAS admin about access to this conference before, as well as about access to the Disability Inclusion seminar, and was rebuffed each time. I am contacting you again in the hope that you have had an opportunity to re-think. As a feminist blogger and someone who has worked closely […]