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Intersectional feminism, at its core, is a practice of incorporating compassion and empathy into our feminist politic. It asks us to expand beyond the experience of white, middle-class, straight, cis, able-bodied women in order to be more inclusive. Then we can understand and address the oppressions
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Apologies for the lack of updates; we have had an addition to our family in recent months.
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Senator Lambie assumes to know what Malalai Kalar would have thought. Spot the pattern?
Palmer United Part senator Jacqui Lambie says an Afghan policewoman featured in a controversial Facebook post "would have been the first to agree" with her call to ban the burka. The photographer who took the picture of Lt Col Malalai Kakar, which was shared online by senator Lambie in a push to ...
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On Gendered Orientalism.
Can you identify Imperial Feminism? It's the kind of “feminism” that centers the narratives of white saviors and strips away agency of Muslim women and women of color in general. Framing non-Western nations as savage and misogynistic and white Western people as heroes ignores the truth of m
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Calls for a burqa ban/segregation obey a universal principle of "it is women who should suffer first and most."
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by Mia McKenzie Actor Emma Watson, of Harry Potter movie fame, is a new Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women and she spoke at the UN on Saturday to launch the HeForShe campaign, which aims to mobilize men to end gender inequality somehow (the campaign doesn’t seem to call men to any particular action of any sort). The campaign wants men to make gender equality their issue, too, and Ms. Watson extended “a formal invitation” to men to do so. Some of th...
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When Padmini Prakash was disowned by her family for being transgender, she never imagined she would go on to become India’s first transgender news anchor.
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I would like to believe that not being racist isn't extraordinarily difficult. I would like to think that by simply acknowledging the humanity of other people and their right to exist in this world and being open and aware to learning about certain issues, you can avoid many uncomfortable moments. If nothing else, you can certainly avoid the racist, imbecilic, drivel published yesterday by the New York Times.
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