Femme Theory: Refocusing the Intersectional Lens

Rhea Ashley Hoskin

Abstract


This paper seeks to develop a theory of subversive femininities or femme theory. It argues for the inclusion of femmephobia in intersectional analyses and provides the theoretical groundwork necessary for feminist theorists and researchers to incorporate an analysis of femmephobia into their studies of oppression.

Résumé

Cet article cherche à élaborer une théorie des féminités subversives ou « femme theory ». Il plaide en faveur de l’inclusion de la phobie « femme » dans les analyses intersectionnelles et fournit les bases théoriques nécessaires pour que les théoriciennes et les chercheuses féministes incorporent une analyse de la phobie « femme » dans leurs études de l’oppression.

Keywords


Femme Theory; Intersectional Analysis; Femmephobia; Femininities; Femininity; Femme; Gender; Gender Identity

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