If You Didn’t Know These Four Facts About Intersectionality, You Haven’t Been Doing it Right

4. Just because conservatives turned ‘identity politics’ into a bad word doesn’t mean it is.

“Identity is the place to understand what forms of oppression are operating within your own life. From here, coalitions can be built with others who face similar types of abuse, so long as it is also understood that oppression is not experienced the same across identities. This is where intersectionality, the theory developed by black feminist scholar and activist Kimberlé Crenshaw, is useful. “- New Republic

3. It’s an analytical framework, Not a Cure-All

2. You Can’t Practice Intersectionality if You Haven’t Done Your Research

1. We Let Them Borrow the Framework, but Hands Off Our Intellectual Property.

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