‘Intersectionality’ is a meaningless, harmful academic idea. ‘Context’ is the rational version.

I’ve always been confused by ‘intersectional’ claims about oppression. This is the idea that different types of prejudice or oppression are in some way overlapping, or related to each other. In some cases, proponents also claim that you can’t defeat one without defeating all other types of prejudice. A strange claim, given the existence of … More ‘Intersectionality’ is a meaningless, harmful academic idea. ‘Context’ is the rational version.