No! Thoughtful as her response to the burning is, and chilled as many of us are by the symbolic violence made manifest, I cannot simply accept not only expecting but demanding more of emancipatory movements than we do the establishment that oppresses them as a point of departure. Can we reasonably expect or even demand,
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So after my post on Beyoncé-feminism, I’ve gotten a lot of flack from the Beyhive. Don’t get me wrong, I’m here for Queen Bey. It’s not so much her and her music that I have a problem with as it is with what these represent for the advancement of the political movement I’ve dedicated my life to.
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This morning I read Danielle Bowler’s commentary on the good versus bad feminist debate in her column We are all bad feminists, and that’s okay. While I’m all for a nuanced and reflexive critique on feminisms and their limitations in order to better develop and strengthen the movement, I found myself puzzled by what read to
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