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Avoid

women and people of colour

Speech

noun

often used as a phrase to encompass “non-white, non-men,” seeking to provide solidarity for these two groups

Issues

What happens to women of colour? As a woman of colour, I am split between both women and people of colour.

Impact

As such, it elicits feelings of erasure for women of colour. It also neglects non-binary individuals.

Alt Words

  • people of colour and white women
  • people of colour
  • white non-binary people, and white women
  • find ways to reframe why this dynamic exists
  • or omit

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