Intersectionality 101

Explanation of Intersectionality from Geek Feminism Wiki

Privilege Systems
Intersectional Feminism
Racism
– Internalized Racism
– Colorism
Reverse Racism
Tone Policing
Colorblindness
Cultural Appropriation
– Native Culture and Spirituality
– Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead)/Sugar Skulls
– Dreadlocks
– Black Face (and any other face/ethnic facial/body painting)
– Halloween/Costumes
Microaggressions
Gender Identity
Ableism
Being An Ally
Teaching Kids

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Privilege Systems
Privilege 101 by Sian Ferguson
Lived Examples of Privilege:

What is Privilege?
Explaining White Privilege to a Broke White Person
 by Gina Crosley-Corcoran
What My Bike Has Taught Me About White Privilege
Cartoon – White Privilege Explained by Jamie Kapp

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Intersectional Feminism
Intersectionality
‘Intersectional feminism’. What the hell is it? (And why you should care) by Ava Vidal
Why Our Feminism Must Be Intersectional (And 3 Ways to Practice It) by Jarune Uwujaren and Jamie Utt
Why We Need To Talk About White Feminism
7 Things Feminists Of Color Want White Feminists To Know by Gina M. Florio

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Racism
Cartoon – Definition of Racism
Video – Why are we still talking about racism?
Video – Everyday racism: what should we do?
Why It’s So Hard to Talk to White People About Racism by Dr. Robin DiAngelo
Racism without racists by Travis Gettys
What’s the Difference Between Prejudice and Racism? by Nicki Lisa Cole
5 Ways White Feminists Can Address Our Own Racism
by Sarah Milstein

– Internalized Racism
On Internalized Racism: 4 Lessons I Learned as an Undercover Asian by Amy Sun

– Colorism
Colorism in the Black Community: Perspectives on Light-Skinned Privilege by Michal ‘MJ’ Jones

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Reverse Racism
7 Reasons Why Reverse Racism Doesn’t Exist by S.E. Smith

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Tone Policing
Cartoon- No, We Won’t Calm Down – Tone Policing Is Just Another Way to Protect Privilege
Tone Argument – Geek Feminism Wiki

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Colorblindness
Colorblind Ideology Is a Form of Racism by Monnica T Williams Ph.D.

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Cultural Appropriation

The Difference Between Cultural Exchange and Cultural Appropriation by Jarune Uwujaren

– Native American
“9 Questions Natives have for White People” and White fragility by Adrienne K.
Native Appropriations – lots of good articles here on Native American appropriation

– Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead)/Sugar Skulls
Dear White People/Queridos Gringos: You Want Our Culture But You Don’t Want Us – Stop Colonizing The Day Of The Dead by Aya de Leon

– Dreadlocks
It’s Not Just Kylie: 7 Reasons Why White People Should Not Wear Black Hairstyles by Maisha Z. Johnson

– Black Face (and any other face/ethnic facial/body painting)
Why Blackface Isn’t OK on Halloween (Or Ever) by Lizzy Divine

– Halloween/Costumes
Costume Mirrors: Halloween and beyond
Seven Racist Costumes to Avoid This Halloween by Jorge Rivas
Racy, Sexy, and Culturally Appropriate-y: It’s Halloween Again, Folks! by Sayantani DasGupta

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Microaggressions
21 Racial Microaggressions You Hear On A Daily Basis
Racial Microaggressions in Every Day Life
24 Microaggressions Endured by LGBT Folks

 

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Gender Identity
The Gender Unicorn
Video –Transgender Basics: Gender Identity Project

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Ableism
Ableism/Language by Lydia Brown
15 Common Phrases That Are Way More Ableist Than You May Realize by Caley Farinas and Creigh Farinas

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Being An Ally
10 Things All ‘Allies’ Need to Know by Jamie Utt
Getting Called Out: Why Acknowledging Oppression Matters More Than Your Hurt Feelings by Erin Tatum
6 Ways allies still marginalize people of color — and what to do instead
5 Initial Ways You Can be a Better Ally to People of Color

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Teaching Kids
How To Mess Up Your Kids’ Understanding of Race

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