“Language not only creates the contours of identity, it also may set up the conditions for other kinds of inclusion and exclusion, belonging and not
It really starts with the top leadership, making sure that folks know all the way down that intersectionality is a top priority. Cornell Verdeja-Woodson In this
Until society represents everyone, the question will always be “Where do I belong? Do I belong?” Aisha Thomas, Why Representation Really Matters, TEDxBristol, 2019. The
Intersectionality describes our overlapping identities and the ways that those overlapping identities connect systems of oppression. The term was coined by legal scholar Kimberlé Crenshaw
Some say that if your feminism isn’t intersectional, it isn’t feminism at all. Others say that intersectionality as a concept has muddied the waters of
Discrimination is not an isolated phenomenon, but several types of discrimination can happen at the same time, intertwining with each other and creating unique realities
Intersectionality is an analytical tool that recognises that systemic inequalities are configured from the superposition of different social factors such as gender, ethnicity and social
Intersectionality has been a common theme in feminist theory, writing, and activism for the last several years. It has even become something of a buzzword.