Intersectionality: quick understanding - The term was conceived by legal scholar Kimberlé Crenshaw in 1989. It refers to the ways that our social identities–including sex, race, ethnicity, class, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, and ability–affect our status and degree of privilege in society.
Word We're Watching: Intersectionality: Merriam-Webster
The complex and cumulative way that the effects of different forms of discrimination (such as racism, sexism, and classism) combine, overlap, and yes, intersect - especially in the experiences of marginalized people or groups. This word was added in April 2017.
Intersectionality: defined in Encyclopedia of Race and Racism
Intersectionality refers to the interaction between gender, race, and other categories of difference in individual lives, social practices, institutional arrangements, and cultural ideologies. In 1989, legal scholar Kimberlé Crenshaw proposed that intersectionality is an idea to assist in examining the multidimensional situations, struggles, and voices of, in particular, black and minority women who found themselves occupying an invisible space within more mainstream and middle-class antiracist and feminist discourses.
Intersectionality: Origins, Contestations
Teaching Across Cultural Strengths: A Guide to Balancing
Intersectionality in Digital Humanities
Intersectionality and Higher Education : Identity and Inequality on College Campuses
Beyond marginality : understanding the intersection of race, ethnicity, gender, and difference in educational leadership research
The Intersectional Approach: Transforming the Academy through Race, Class, and Gender
Culturally Competent Engagement: A Mindful Approach
Beyond Marginality: Understanding the Intersection of Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Difference in Educational Leadership Research
Unequal Higher Education : Wealth, Status, and Student Opportunity
The Combahee River Collective’s Statement
Some Intersectional Organizations
● White Privilege Institute
● People for the Global Majority in the Outdoors Nature and Environment
● Ellipsis Institute
● The Disability Visibility Project
● Leaving Evidence
● Audre Lorde Project