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… Read More ›
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… Read More ›
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:
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.
Not all questions have clear answers. Sometimes, there is no “right” answer. Sometimes, every “right” answer carries a little bit of wrong in it too. This is especially true when we take a feminist approach informed by intersectionality; a feminism… Read More ›
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.
[x-posted from FWD/Forward: Feminists With Disabilities] As a feminist, I am pro-choice. Abortion should be safe, legal, and accessible. As a feminist, I look at more than whether single, individual women have access to abortion. There is a much broader… Read More ›
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… Read More ›