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The importance of Coloniality for Feminist Theory

Today’s most important concept for gender studies and feminist theory is undoubtedly intersectionality. Intersectionality is a concept that has been largely disputed, however it is also the only concept that helps with our understanding, and hence deconstructing, of the intersecting forms of oppression that humans suffer from. Unfortunately, intersectionality is often misunderstood, misused, de-radicalized, de-politicized […]

Audre Lorde’s concept of ‘the erotic as power’ evaluated in relation to contemporary queer-feminist pornography.

The Sex Wars and Audre Lorde  The Erotic vs. the Pornographic Queer-feminist pornography  The Erotic in the field of queer-feminist pornography   Concluding remarks    References 1 Strongman, S. E. (2018). ‘Creating justice between us’: Audre Lorde’s theory of the erotic as coalitional politics in the Women’s Movement. Feminist Theory, 19(1), 41-59. (p.45). 2 Preciado, B. (2008). Pharmacopornographic Politics: Towards a New […]

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