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Gender News Articles: Intersectionality

Jan 6 2014 | Posted In: Academia, Activism, Diversity and Inclusion, History, Intersectionality
When many people think of the Black Panther Party today, the image that comes to mind is male-centered and violent: a powerful man wearing the Panther’s signature black beret, with gun prominently in hand. This image has been seared into the collective conscious and appears on thousands of posters...
Mar 16 2012 | Posted In: Academia, Diversity and Inclusion, Intersectionality
What are you?  For many people, this question elicits a variety of responses: student, sister, brother, dancer, mother, sports enthusiast.  For ethnically ambiguous people, however, the question usually refers to what race they are — or whether they identify as mixed race.  Implicit in such a...
Aug 27 2010 | Posted In: Feminism, Intersectionality, Leadership, Unconscious Bias, Work and Organizations
Originally posted on August 27, 2010 in the Washington Post. "In Japan, we say there are three genders: Men, women, and American women," joked the head of our Tokyo office.