7 Blogs by Intersectional Feminists That Will Change the Way You Think
The term “intersectional feminism” is the concept that factors such as race, gender, class, and ability influence how women experience oppression. It's gotten a lot of attention lately, largely because of high-profile Twitter campaigns such as #solidarityisforwhitewomen and #NotYourAsianSidekick. By now, most of us are probably familiar with the women behind those hashtags, Mikki Kendall (@Karnythia) and Suey Park (@suey_park).
If you’re interested in following other social media influencers in the sphere of intersectional feminism—here are some other bloggers you might like to follow.
Are Women Human?
TF Charlton is a writer and editor, Black queer feminist, Naija, parent, spouse, and founder of Are Women Human?, a blog that examines issues of gender, sexuality, and social justice within the Christian church.
Elizabeth Hawksworth is one of BlogHer’s most prolific members, who writes about a broad range of subjects including feminism, race and class, and LGBT issues. She also writes at her website, ElizabethHawksworth.com, and is the author of Break for Beauty, a collection of poems and essays.
Juliet Shen was the co-creator of the #NotYourAsianSidekick movement; she isa frequent voice on Twitter about issues affecting Asian American women and other women of color. She blogs on the Tumblr Fascinasians.
Lauren Chief Elk is an outspoken about Native American women and especially for the victims of sexual violence. She’s the co-founder of Save Wiyabi, an advocacy group that raises awareness and promotes solution to violence against Indigenous women.
Roopika Risam is an assistant professor of world literature and English education at Salem State University, and the co-founder of the postcolonial digital humanities movement, which you can follow with the hashtag #dhpoco. She blogs at RoopikaRisam.com.
Of course, this is far from a complete list, so please tell us about your favorite intersectional feminist bloggers in the comments.
News and Politics Editor Grace Hwang Lynch blogs about raising an Asian mixed-race family at HapaMama.