Intersectionality, Identity Politics and the Fragmentation of the Feminist Movement

Paper presented at the University of Redlands Women's, Gender and Sexuality Conference in March 2019. Abstract This paper will discuss intersectionality and identity politics and the effect both these ideas had on the feminist movement in the west from 1977 to 1992. This will be done through an investigation of Kimberle Crenshaws ““Demarginalizing the Intersection … Continue reading Intersectionality, Identity Politics and the Fragmentation of the Feminist Movement

The Beloved Community: Patrisse Collors and Richard Edmond Vargas

I took three things away from Patrisse Collors and Richard Edmond Vargas: community, intersectionality, and allyship. Community as both support system and a tool, intersectionality as a theory, and allyship as not an identity, but an active choice. In such an isolated, majority white, bubble, these are all things that we need to think about … Continue reading The Beloved Community: Patrisse Collors and Richard Edmond Vargas