Module 4 discussion- gender at the intersections

Activity Instructions:

Part One

What is crucial to understand about intersectionality is that it is not intended to describe each oppression and privilege a person experiences added together. Instead, intersectionality intends to highlight the ways oppression and privilege intersect in order to form unique ways of experiencing these systems. Instead of separating people based on groups, intersectionality draws attention to the ways experiences of identity impact each other. For example all women experience sexism but because of the intersections of racism, Black women experience sexism differently than white women. We can see this when white women are discriminated against by being seen as passive or weak while Black women are discriminated against by being seen as loud or aggressive in addition to other harmful racial stereotypes. The racism and sexism are tied together and cannot be separated into one or the other. This remains true for all intersecting experiences such as sexual orientation, gender identity, class, disability, etc.

For this discussion: 

  • First, discuss your understanding of the topic and how the conversation between the snail and the caterpillar in the cartoon represents intersectionality. How does overlapping privilege and oppression effect these characters? What do you think the fence represents and how does it impact their relationship?
  • Reflecting on this and the examples Kimberlé Crenshaw discusses in her TedTalk, discuss another example of intersectionality you come up with. This can be something you have observed in real life, in the media (such as TV, movies, or online) or a hypothetical example you create yourself. When discussing your example be sure to cover the ways oppressions and privileges overlap to create unique experiences. 
  • The comic “Intersectionality: A Fun Guide” illustrates the importance of intersectionality in social justice movements. How can we apply an intersectional approach to addressing the example you brought up? Why is an intersectional perspective so important when studying gender in society? 

Please share as much insight as possible and support your ideas with evidence from the materials this week. Message me if you have trouble!

Part Two

For your response, please take a look at the discussion shared by one of your classmates and respond directly to their post with your reactions and reflections on what they have shared. You should also discuss the following based on what your classmate has shared: 

  • Is there anything in their example that you related to or found confusing? What intersections or experiences did their post draw your attention to that you hadn’t considered before?
  • How can you apply ideas they discussed to studying gender and to the goal of bridging across difference? 
  • Is there anything you would add to their discussion or are there any questions you wish you could answer in order to better understand intersectionality?

CLASSMATES RESPONSE:

1. First, discuss your understanding of the topic and how the conversation between the snail and the caterpillar in the cartoon represents intersectionality. How does overlapping privilege and oppression effect these characters? What do you think the fence represents and how does it impact their relationship?

Response: My understanding of the topic of how the conversation between the snail and the caterpillar in the cartoon represents intersectionality because through an awareness of intersectionality, we can better acknowledge and ground the differences among one and another. 

2. Reflecting on this and the examples Kimberlé Crenshaw discusses in her TedTalk, discuss another example of intersectionality you come up with. This can be something you have observed in real life, in the media (such as TV, movies, or online) or a hypothetical example you create yourself. When discussing your example be sure to cover the ways oppressions and privileges overlap to create unique experiences.

Response: This can be something you have observed in real life, in the media (such as TV, movies, or online) or a hypothetical example you create yourself. When discussing your example be sure to cover the ways oppressions and privileges overlap to create unique experiences. 

3. The comic “Intersectionality: A Fun Guide” illustrates the importance of intersectionality in social justice movements. How can we apply an intersectional approach to addressing the example you brought up? Why is an intersectional perspective so important when studying gender in society? 

Response: Intersectional perspective is important when studying gender in society because its someone who’s part of a number marginalized groups. For example, some intersections are being gay and black. 

Material Needed

Link: Links: https://miriamdobson.com/2013/04/24/intersectionality-a-fun-guide/

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRci2V8PxW4

Link:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRiWgx4sHGg

And two attachments.

Calculate your paper price
Pages (550 words)
Approximate price: -

Why Work with Us

Top Quality and Well-Researched Papers

We always make sure that writers follow all your instructions precisely. You can choose your academic level: high school, college/university or professional, and we will assign a writer who has a respective degree.

Professional and Experienced Academic Writers

We have a team of professional writers with experience in academic and business writing. Many are native speakers and able to perform any task for which you need help.

Free Unlimited Revisions

If you think we missed something, send your order for a free revision. You have 10 days to submit the order for review after you have received the final document. You can do this yourself after logging into your personal account or by contacting our support.

Prompt Delivery and 100% Money-Back-Guarantee

All papers are always delivered on time. In case we need more time to master your paper, we may contact you regarding the deadline extension. In case you cannot provide us with more time, a 100% refund is guaranteed.

Original & Confidential

We use several writing tools checks to ensure that all documents you receive are free from plagiarism. Our editors carefully review all quotations in the text. We also promise maximum confidentiality in all of our services.

24/7 Customer Support

Our support agents are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week and committed to providing you with the best customer experience. Get in touch whenever you need any assistance.

Try it now!

Calculate the price of your order

Total price:
$0.00

How it works?

Follow these simple steps to get your paper done

Place your order

Fill in the order form and provide all details of your assignment.

Proceed with the payment

Choose the payment system that suits you most.

Receive the final file

Once your paper is ready, we will email it to you.

Our Services

No need to work on your paper at night. Sleep tight, we will cover your back. We offer all kinds of writing services.

Essays

Essay Writing Service

No matter what kind of academic paper you need and how urgent you need it, you are welcome to choose your academic level and the type of your paper at an affordable price. We take care of all your paper needs and give a 24/7 customer care support system.

Admissions

Admission Essays & Business Writing Help

An admission essay is an essay or other written statement by a candidate, often a potential student enrolling in a college, university, or graduate school. You can be rest assurred that through our service we will write the best admission essay for you.

Reviews

Editing Support

Our academic writers and editors make the necessary changes to your paper so that it is polished. We also format your document by correctly quoting the sources and creating reference lists in the formats APA, Harvard, MLA, Chicago / Turabian.

Reviews

Revision Support

If you think your paper could be improved, you can request a review. In this case, your paper will be checked by the writer or assigned to an editor. You can use this option as many times as you see fit. This is free because we want you to be completely satisfied with the service offered.