As I understand intersectionality, it is about identity politics and recognising that we all have…
Douglas Milnes
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You’ve pretty much hit the nail on the head, Douglas.

They will naturally seek to identify with any group which it is politically expedient to determine as the under-dog.

There are a lot of problems with this. Not least the fact that this ‘expediency’ is largely a matter of taste and fashion.

Antisemitism is distinctly unsexy nowadays as a cause celebre, as is misogyny or LGBTphobia; unless of course it is precisely ‘the right kind’ of sex or gender discrimination or hatred.

If advocacy or critique is that hostile to the passing and fleeting, whimsical winds of fortune, then that would suggest that there is something rotten in the state of Denmark.

To be, or not to be?

Many cannot ‘be,’ cannot ‘exist,’ because their lack of privilege is of an insufficiently ‘sexy’ variety.

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