Solidarity Is For White Women
Feminism got crunked today as women of color and their allies talk on Twitter.
- — Rania Khalek (@RaniaKhalek)Mon, Aug 12 2013 12:51:25What does it say that a twitter hashtag is giving more voice to WOC than feminist orgs and media outlets? #SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen
- — Jacqueline DiGenio (@FeministStyle)Mon, Aug 12 2013 12:57:11#SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen bc the lack of female CEOs is SHAMEFUL but the concern for child marriage in India & MidEast is just a SHAME
- — Solè (@TheSolarium)Mon, Aug 12 2013 10:12:45#SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen whn Rihanna is criticized for wearing a traditional carnival outfit bt Lena Dunham is praised for going topless
- — Arrakis of Sarcasm (@yeloson)Mon, Aug 12 2013 12:50:51#SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen is silence on violence done to Black women from slaves for gynecology to Henrietta Lacks to sterilizations...
- — Solè (@TheSolarium)Mon, Aug 12 2013 12:52:20
- — Ayesha A. Siddiqi (@pushinghoops)Mon, Aug 12 2013 12:05:28#SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen who expect my support for slutwalks but won't respect my decision to dress covered
- — San'aa bint Kashmir (@Sanaa_Sultan)Mon, Aug 12 2013 12:49:39#SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen because my melanin coupled with my hijab confesses that my womb will almost certainly harbour terrorists.
- — Zeba Blay (@zblay)Mon, Aug 12 2013 12:30:02#solidarityisforwhitewomen when pink hair, tattoos, and piercings are "quirky" or "alt" on a white woman but "ghetto" on a black one.
- — Antonio Modesto (@Antoniomodesto)Mon, Aug 12 2013 12:48:12#SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen means Amanda bynes can have a meltdown but rihanna is just aggressive
- — Steph Herold (@StephHerold)Mon, Aug 12 2013 10:14:36#SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen = fighting against fetal personhood bills and not saying one word about voter ID laws.
- — Mikki Kendall (@Karnythia)Mon, Aug 12 2013 09:36:51#SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen when WOC are treated as teaching tools & resources, not actual people by Big Name Feminism
- — Angry Black Fangirl (@TheAngryFangirl)Mon, Aug 12 2013 12:50:03#SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen because I'm pretty sure most white feminists don't even know who CeCe McDonald even is.
- — Hella Titsgeraaaahld (@meadowgirl)Mon, Aug 12 2013 12:28:04
- — fearlessknits (@fearlessknits)Mon, Aug 12 2013 13:07:32Reading #solidarityisforwhitewomen as a white woman is uncomfortable but so necessary. Our job here is to listen and learn.
- — Lauren Chief Elk (@ChiefElk)Mon, Aug 12 2013 13:15:50
- — A Feminist Man (@afeministman)Mon, Aug 12 2013 13:05:08I love the #SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen hashtag. Feminism is nothing if it discredits the experiences and discrimination of ANY woman.
- — Rania Khalek (@RaniaKhalek)Mon, Aug 12 2013 10:27:19#SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen when convos about gender pay gap ignore that white women earn higher wages than black, Latino and Native men.
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