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date: 19 January 2021

Queer Intersectionalities in Politicslocked

  • Marla BrettschneiderMarla BrettschneiderDepartment Political Science, University of New Hampshire

Summary

Both the terms queer and intersectionality emerged in the United States during late 1980s. The queer world has particularly contributed to political thinking and activism in regard to sex, sexuality, and gender. Work on intersectionality has helped scholars and activists utilize paradigms of multiplicity and multiple sensitivities to marginalized people and experiences. Each term pushes the other to question hierarchies and elitist assumptions.

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