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addaword.gifdefinition of intersectionality

noun
(also intersectionalism)
the study of the intersections (=meeting points) between different minority groups; for example, how being a gay woman or a black woman affects the inequalities experienced by women as a whole
Today I’m going to talk to you about intersectionality as a language for identity forged through systematic social relations of oppression and privilege.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 13/03/2013 12:11:00
Definition of intersectionality from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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