Critics of "identity politics" and intersectionality see the naming of hierarchized difference as an act of divisiveness. We must be cautious of superficial multiculturalism and neo-nationalist and neoliberalist strategies demonizing difference. Intersectional theory and practice must acknowledge privileges as well as differences and make use of them.
"A truly intersectional feminism can reach everyone on the planet," K. Crenshaw is convinced. In the publication, activists, artists and researchers tell why and, above all, how Crenshaw continues to inspire them today.
Barbara Unmüßig outlines what it means for a think tank like the Heinrich Böll Foundation to systematically include multiple discrimination in educational work and to think along with all realities of life.
With the publication, "Reach Everyone on the Planet ...," the Gunda Werner Institute wants to honor Kimberlé Crenshaw and to illustrate the importance of the intersectional approach through a variety of contributions.