Race and ethnicity are a major reason why to this day, many people are discriminated against. Women of color are also more prone to being judged more so than their male counterparts. Many women are already looked down upon as fragile and innocent, but it can become especially hard for women who are of different race or ethnicity. For example, recently a couple of famous celebrities were hacked and had exposing pictures released on the internet. Jennifer Lawrence was one of the most talked about celebrities involved in the breach of privacy. In the article “Why Sharing Jill Scott’s Nudes Is a Violation of Every Black Female Body”, author Ariel Leconte explains her frustration that while Lawrence 's breach of privacy was wrong, a woman named Jill Scott was not treated with the same haste that...
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...Different than “Having a Type””, the author Chin Lu points out that men have a certain image of the traditional Asian woman who they believe is docile, submissive, and more respectful than American women. This “Yellow Fever” is one of many stereotypes that are usually fueled by men. Women of different nations or cultures have different experiences than women from America or Europe.
Intersectionality is an interesting way of looking at the different levels of women and how the slight difference in them whether it be race, culture, country, or economic status, can be drastic. It is important to take into account this theory because even though women in general have issues with equality, women with different levels of intersectionality have some even bigger issues than others. Although intersectionality is just one of many theories on analyzing the plight of feminism.
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