Live, learn, laugh: ‘Intersectionality’


Jerry Schenk writes at Lebanon Daily News:

Whatever its genesis or original intent, today, think of “intersectionality” as a system of inverse oppression “superiority.” In “intersectionality,” oppressed identity groups ranked higher on the “oppression” scale, i.e., the less-oppressed, are considered oppressors of those lower in the hierarchy.

How does it work? in June, Black Lives Matter halted the Toronto gay pride parade to air some grievances:

“’We are calling you out!’ Alexandria Williams, co-founder of the group’s Toronto chapter, shouted through a megaphone… Amid rainbow-colored smoke bombs, she accused event organizers of harboring “a historical and current culture of anti-blackness’ — a curious claim considering…the festival welcomed Black Lives Matter as ‘guests of honor.’

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