An intersectional analysis should reveal the exploitative nature of prostitution and surrogacy, yet intersectional feminists support surrogacy for poor women as a means of earning livelihood and believe criticizing the sex trade is “exclusionary.”
Vaishnavi Sundar’s film, Dysphoric, explores the social, medical, and institutional construction of gender identity.
Western progressives and academics continue to use people and cultures they don’t understand to prop up their gender politics, treating these identities and cultural complexities as convenient tools that serve their political narrative.
Last month, a scheduled screening of Vaishnavi Sundar’s film, But What Was She Wearing? was abruptly cancelled. Vaishnavi was told, a week before the screening, that the event was cancelled because of…