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Re: Please signal boost the Empowermentors Collective!

On 30/06/2013, Kẏra <kxra@fsf.org> wrote:
> On Sun, 2013-06-30 at 23:15 +0900, Alice Ferrazzi wrote:
>> On Sun, Jun 30, 2013 at 10:37 PM, Sam Kuper <sam.kuper@uclmail.net>
>> wrote:
>> > Hi Kyra,
>> >
>> > On 30/06/2013, Kẏra <kxra@fsf.org> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> I'm working really hard on reaching out to other intersectionally
>> >> marginalized POC to join the Empowermentors Collective!
>> >
>> > For those of us who have never encountered this terminology before
>> > (I'm guessing I'm not the only one), please could you explain what is
>> > meant by "intersectionally marginalized POC"?
>> If you go to the website the About us section said:
>> The Empowermentors Collective is a skillshare, activism, and
>> discussion network for intersectionally marginalized people of color
>> in the free culture and free software movement.
> To answer the question, this paragraph in the link explains what that
> means:
> "We say “intersectionally marginalized" to refer to people of color who
> experience intersectionality, that is, the interactions of multiple
> systems of oppression. This means we are open to all people of color
> with disabilities, trans* people of color, queer people of color, women
> of color, class oppressed people of color, etc."

Understood; thanks for explaining.



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