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  • noun Plural form of womanist.

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Examples

  • I have found more support, friendship and love from womanists that I have ever received from feminists

    Enough.

  • Growing up where I did also means that I have not a lot of patience for creative interpretation of terms that Black women feminists and womanists developed, like 'intersectionality', that ignore how even people in the communities where these terms came from had massive disagreements on theory, practice, activism, and how to actually create social change.

    bluenefertiti

  • Yes, she didn't engage adequately with womanists and third-wave feminists, yes her binary definitions of gender seem quaint, yes her work in ecology gives off the faint stench of privilege animal rights is nothing compared to toxins in the environment, unless you're white and live in the 'burbs -- nevertheless, much of her late work is indeed worth citing.

    Making Light: Scholarly works to avoid citing at all costs

  • I was too pissed at seeing yet another feminist tearing down and shaming fellow women, fellow womanists/feminists for their sexual choices, and for basically utterly missing the point behind sex-positivity and at the same time dismissing it entirely out of hand.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • It's the same tactic used against poor whites and poor Blacks after emancipation and into today, the same tactic used to divide white feminists from womanists and feminists of color, the same tactic used against the middle and the working classes, and on and on and on; divide and conquer.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • Black feminists/womanists to help me work toward my own liberation by understanding the systems that oppressed me.

    Why I Love Black Women

  • I know that there are some womanists/feminists, whose skin began crawling the minute they read the title of this post.

    Sunday Shame: Chick Flick Edition

  • Though feminists/womanists, have spent much time talking about rape and power, it has yet to become part of our normalized discourse; in fact, victim blaming and denial is far more prevalent.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • She also categorically denies this has any negative effect on us, and chooses instead to focus on womanists fee fees, and fight for the cis.about 5 hours ago from web

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • What happened with NOLA occurred between groups of RWOC and trans women; no self-identified womanists participated in those conversations and yet it was NOLA that, Genderbitch identified as specifically oppressing her.

    Archive 2009-09-01

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