The Top Five Ways White Feminists Discredit Women of Color

March 9, 2009

Via Lisa at Questioning Transphobia:

Aaminah Hernandez has a guest post at Problem Chylde describing how white feminists exclude women of color from feminism and position their concerns as not feminist at all, or even anti-feminist.

These strategies are quite familiar to me, as many are used against trans women, to position women who are not white, cissexual, able-bodied, middle-class women as being outside the movement, as being, at best allies to feminism, and not truly able to be a part of feminism.

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