Intersection--whaaat? An introduction to Intersectionality and Feminism
In this one-time class, learners will be introduced to Kimberlé Crenshaw's theory of intersectionality. Learners will learn why it is important to practice intersectional feminism.
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This class is a great follow-up to the Am I A Feminist? course. In this one-hour course, learners will be introduced to Kimberlé Crenshaw and her theory of intersectionality. We will learn about why Crenshaw came up with this theory and why it is still relevant today. We will discuss what intersectionality means and how can it be applied to areas such as feminism, social justice, activism, and the law. We will watch a short video were kids explain intersectionality to each other....
Learners will know about Kimberlé Crenshaw and her theory of intersectionality. Learners will understand why it is important for feminists to use an intersectional approach. Learners will be able to identify the intersections of their own identities.
I am a Ph.D. student in Gender, Feminist, and Women's studies and have been teaching children and teens for over 8 years.
There is no homework for this class.
Please bring some paper as well as a pen or pencil to class to complete the activity.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Conversations may include sensitive topics such as racism, injustice, or gender inequality. These topics will be discussed with much care and sensitivity by myself, and students will led to do so as well.
LGBTQ+ advocate, feminist, Ph.D. student, global adventurer, teacher
🇨🇦Lives in Canada
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Hello, my name is Frances! I live in the beautiful city of Toronto, ON in Canada. I teach lessons related LGBTQ+ film and culture, feminism 101, English language, and popular culture. I love eating pizza, watching movies, reading books, hiking,...