Intersectionality means that different systems of discrimination are connected. Gender issues "intersect" with issues of class, sexuality, disability, and race. For instance, Indigenous women are much more likely than non-Indigenous women to be the victims of violent crime. Intersectional resistance, then, is about fighting inequality and oppression across identity lines.
Kristen Pue is a Political Science PhD student at the University of Toronto, where she is researching the politics of nonprofits and philanthropy. Kristen has published on international trade, Canadian Constitutional law and politics, Canadian foreign policy, and conflict minerals. She has a Master of Global Affairs degree from the University of Toronto and a BA in Political Science from the University of Alberta.
Almost half of all charitable donations occur over the holiday season. Charitable giving is something that is deeply personal, reflecting your values and life experience. But there are some practices that everyone can follow to give well.
12/09/2016 12:51 EST
On Wednesday we woke up to see one of the nastiest, most divisive US elections end in victory for a demagogue. Hate and fear won in America on November 9. But on that same day I was able to find hope in the unlikeliest of places: The Conservative leadership debate.
11/15/2016 05:05 EST