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PRO-INTERSECTIONAL ADVOCACY: A CALL FOR UNIFIED JUSTICE

VegFest Calgary has a pro-intersectional approach to activism and promotion of vegan values. The term “intersectionality” was first popularized by Kimberle Crenshaw in her article Mapping the Margins: Intersectionality, Identity Politics, and Violence against Women of Color (1989). In brief, Crenshaw argued that black women occupy a unique position of oppression because they experience both the oppressions of woman and they oppression of being black. Over time, the term “intersectionality” has come to mean much more- in a basic sense, it refers to the idea that oppression is not singular, but rather interconnected and related to large power structures.

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