Black history month is here, so let’s talk some intersectionality.
Feminist– Why I identify as one
Feminism is the root of most progress
Misogyny is a driving force behind discrimination of women and LGBTQAI folks
Who came up with intersectional feminism?
Kimberlé Crenshaw, a black American law professor coined the term in 1989. She’s still active and working as a lawyer and civil rights advocate.
Why do we still have problems if this has been around since then…? Exactly, my friend. Exactly.
Nothing is perfect. Certainly not social movements, and definitely not this fucking podcast. I dig into some of the problems with how people use intersectionality, as well as how our government ignores it. White feminism does little to help POC thrive.
Ally is a verb, folks. Do it– don’t identify as a verb. You can’t identify as an ally, same way you can’t identify as a fuck.
Although it is tempting…