It is important to recognize that the burden of unpaid labour, which includes essential tasks like making meals, often falls to women.
But what about everyone else? Third wave feminism has taught me academically about intersectionality, but how do we put it into real world practice? If we consider that “the personal is political” meant that the personal problems of other women compel our collective attention and action, then each of us needs to step beyond what is personal to ourselves and examine the issues and experiences that are personally important to other women.
The lights are dimmed, and strands of twinkling holiday lights fill the space with a warm glow. The room invites conversation; handscripted words -“choice”, “hope”, “acceptance”- decorate the walls, posters from the late 80’s tell the histories of feminist conversations past. The room is unpretentious with its well-worn carpeting and rugged floors, yet inviting. This