Intersectionality Undone – Sirma Bilge

12 Apr

“Intersectionality Undone” by Sirma Bilge discusses how intersectionality has been depoliticized, which Bilge says strips it of its potential to create “social-justice oriented change” (405). She utilizes the examples of the Occupy movement and the SlutWalk movement to depict not … Read More »

Citizen Control at the Welfare Office

11 Apr

This article is about the degree of citizenship afforded different groups of women. We have the expectation that the state will treat all citizens equally. This is the bone of contention in cases of the lethal force used by police … Read More »

Thick chapters 1 & 2

1 Apr

Chapter 1- This chapter starts out with Cottom describing an interaction she had at Rudean’s. Rudean’s is a nightclub located in Charlotte, North Carolina. The man eventually says to Cottom, “Your hair thick, your nose thick, your lips thick, all … Read More »