Intersectionality

Intersectionality

Various forms of underrepresentation and oppression intersect with one another, with complicated real world effects. As a result, for example, the gender oppression experienced by White women may differ significantly from that experienced by Black women. (Here is Kimberle Crenshaw’s introduction of the concept. And here she is discussing it in a recent video.)

Mindful of intersectional issues, on this page we offer guidance about categories and forms of oppression that intersect with gender.

Sample policies, reflections and other resources

This is not intended as an exhaustive list; just a place to start.

Trans issues:

Disability:

Race:

Class:

Nationality:

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