Personal Activism is Great, but it’s Never Enough

Why Reading Feminist Theory is Essential to Your Feminism

Activism of all kinds needs to be Intersectional. We must recognise that oppression and liberation do not mean the same thing for everyone.

The first time I came across the phrase “Intersectional Feminism,” it was in a tweet by Tito. I was perplexed. What did they mean by women don’t experience oppression the same way? Wasn’t it one patriarchy? Well, it’s not one patriarchy. Oppression is not spandex; one size does not fit all. That’s when I discovered I needed to read.

Student of law, writer.

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