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Joanne Cleaver: Diversity workshop showed me that feminists are their own worst enemies

It's not a good sign when you discover that everybody in a diversity workshop thinks the same way.

I signed up for a one-month online workshop advertised as skill-building for white women who want to be "allies and advocates" for women of color. It's a hot topic right now, framed as "intersectionality" - the idea that feminism needs to redefine itself around the experiences of women of color and whose experience is different from that of white, middle- and upper-class women. But as a middle-aged WASP woman, I'm not

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