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Some Women, is not All Women

Without intersectional feminism, advocacy does not represent all women

Ritisha Sharma, Intersections Editor March 16, 2022

The first result that pops up when someone googles the term feminism is that it is a noun meaning “the advocacy of women's rights on the basis of the equality of the sexes.” This gives the impression...

Navigating intersectional safe spaces at predominantly white institutions

Navigating intersectional safe spaces at predominantly white institutions

Maiya Tate February 17, 2022

Figuring out how to write an article for Black History Month can be difficult. Every Black, queer student at this university has a different experience, and lumping them together can appear disingenuous.  Given...

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Red Tremmel trailblazes in gender, sexuality studies

Hannah Mayer, Staff Reporter October 13, 2021

Tulane University’s Department of Gender and Sexuality studies is a rather new and interdisciplinary program that allows students to “investigate gender and sexuality as social, cultural, and political...

White feminism threatens the gender equity movement.

OPINION | Non-intersectional feminism is not feminism

Tanvi Bobba, Contributing Writer September 15, 2021

The feminist movement in the United States signaled the rise of education, equity and tolerance but also a dangerous ideology that suppresses feminism’s impact. This agenda, known as “white feminism,”...

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Student Organization Spotlight: Finding Intersectionality Together

Ellen Waller, Associate News Editor March 7, 2018

Finding Intersectionality Together, also known as FIT, is a student organization dedicated to helping students find ways to engage with their own intersectionality.  "Intersectionality" refers to the...

Kimberle Crenshaw

Kimberlé Crenshaw: race scholar speaks on erasure of women of color

Emily Fornof, Nile Pierre, and Canela Lopez October 4, 2017

"[Intersectionality] has been gentrified in the sense that people to whom it initially designed to recognize have been pushed out of the discourse," Kimberlé Crenshaw said at a lunch for Tulane student...

The Tulane Xi Chapter of Gamma Rho Lambda. Photo courtesy of GRL

Gamma Rho Lambda ‘queers’ Greek norms, strives for intersectional inclusivity

Luo Qi Kong, Staff Reporter February 16, 2017

Centered on intersectionality, inclusivity and siblinghood, Gamma Rho Lambda's Xi Chapter provides an experience definitively distinct from many other organizations at Tulane University. The organization,...

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The Women’s March on Washington: An intersectional perspective

Lauren Gaines and Ella Helmuth January 28, 2017

Friday afternoon, 56 Tulane students boarded a bus bound for Washington, DC. They joined a group of three million marchers around the globe in what was coined the Women's March. "We stand together...

Photo by Lauren Gaines

Ella, 18, cisgender woman, white:

Ella Helmuth, Associate Editor January 28, 2017

I am an 18-year-old, incredibly privileged, white woman. I attend a school that has more students from the top one percent of the income scale than the bottom 60. I have never felt personally or individually...

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