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I guess it depends on how you use it.. But the author basically explained it.. I don't think G@G is a good place to ask, unless you wanted people to validate yo opinion on the matter..
I think because a lot of White Feminists™ use the term to pay lip service to intersectionality without doing a damn thing to actually change structures at play. Note that there is a difference between a White Feminist™ and a white feminist.
Just continue to acknowledge that even though you're a woman (and therefore marginalized and oppressed) you recognize that you're not as marginalized and oppressed as "womyn of color." So you must defer to womyn of color in all things to atone for your privilege.
Because black women know that they're at the (intersection) of sexism , and racism and all the variables of intersectionality. Whereas , with white women , they spew some bias towards black women still in every department of intersectionality , even tho they both have a simple commonality between each other , intersectionality also points at hire women as well. So that said... yes , it's theft to encapulate to dismiss black women's intersectional claims that really only render to another bias towards black women.
Why does the left have to introduce ever more divides into society? What happened to working together?
Intersectionality and all words associated with that branch of Philosophy is a load of horsefeathers. You can do better than this.
Well, I had to actually look that up, because I have never heard that before. I went to Dictionary. com and this is there definition:
"the theory that the overlap of various social identities, as race, gender, sexuality, and class, contributes to the specific type of systemic oppression and discrimination experienced by an individual"
It says nothing about 'White women' can't use this word, even though they might fit the definition! Someone telling you, as a 'White Woman' is just doing the very thing that it describes: discriminating!!!
Bcs everything about this group of people is stupid... al it does is break people up into separate groups based on increasingly idiotic and unchangable physical characteristics
The fact that people are fighting or even upset about terms and labels says a lot.
Meh, sounds nuanced, I'm not willing to put in the work to figure it out, sorry for the useless answer I just need to clear up my feed.
Wow this is crazy, everyone should be able to speak there mind
Can we get anymore triggered and sensitive?
It isn't. Whiny idiots say it is.
I will tell you that privately
A history lesson: Prior to the 90s Feminism (known as 2nd wave) was majorly dedicated to the rights of WHITE women. After about 1993 (known as 3rd wave) other women were starting to be represented rather than ignored. The term intersectionality is a reference to the entanglement of race, culture, status, economics etc. and how it all manages to effect the power of a person in a society. This means that for white women the term has no value because it turns out that they are white. Just by being white alone the radical value of their persons increases exponentially in society. It gets complicated from here but basically the idea of a white intersectional feminist is equivalent to the idea of a black kukluxklan member.
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