You might have come across the term “White Feminism” recently.
This term sometimes comes up when we talk about intersectionality – and it was used a lot in discussions of Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift’s recent Twitter exchange.
But do you know what White Feminism means? Here’s a short breakdown of what it is, why it’s problematic, and how you can make sure you’re not part of the problem.
Let’s work together to build a stronger feminist movement, instead of one that silences so many of us.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- Here Are 4 Ways to Navigate Whiteness and Feminism – Without Being a White Feminist (TM)
- The Black Feminist’s Guide to the Racist Sh*t That Too Many White Feminists Say
Zeba Blay is a Voices Culture Writer for The Huffington Post. Check her out on Twitter @.
Emma Gray is a Senior Women’s Editor for The Huffington Post. Check her out on Twitter @.