Sigma Tau Delta at JMU

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“There is no Hierarchy of Oppression”

Division of oppressed groups

Makes oppressors stronger

(the strongest group

-binds intersectionally)

 

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“The Second Sex”

(The third. So on)

Women become women by society

Deprived the privilege of being men

By their genitals

(-inclusivity of other identities

-doesn’t eliminate this society)

 

Do we listen?

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“Double Standards of Diverse Media”

We criticize producers in minority

More

Than those who write with

Privilege behind them

(unity can sometimes override)

 

We are unable to understand

Do we listen?

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“What’s in a name?”

1st, 2nd, 3rd waves

Blind us to Rich History

Personal IS political

(we slept on this one

I’ve seen no change)

 

We are unable to understand

What we are not taught

Do we listen?

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“The Danger of a Single Story”

We latch onto one idea

One story

It separates us

Reinforces untrue

(alienation keeps us at odds)

 

We are unable to understand

What we are not taught

But when we are taught

Do we listen?

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“Letter to Third World Women Writers”

Interests of all are not met

Feminism needs tongues

Write

(do we try to go beyond the binaries?)

 

We are unable to understand

What we are not taught

But when we are taught

Do we listen?

Today-

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“Compulsory able-bodieness

and Queer/Disabled existence.”

Similar treatment and experience

Provides foundation for understanding

Both systems of oppression

Work together

(to unite and fight both

-would be beneficial to victims)

 

We are unable to understand

What we are not taught

But when we are taught

Do we listen?

Today- DON’T

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