This article is a response to the recent Women’s Marches. I find that our discourse on gender has become severely impoverished by reductive understandings of personhood and culture. It’s as if our only ways of conceiving gender is through narrowly constructed notions of performativity or as something that is totally relative. I find JP2’s concept of the “new feminism” to be rather helpful in navigating current questions about gender identity.
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