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.
Political scientist, nonprofits and philanthropy enthusiast, nasty woman
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.
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
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