Femininity and the Intersection of Race and Class
March 25, 2021
Shaniya discusses the relationship between femininity, feminism, race, and class. This is the second of a two-part discussion on “ultra-femininity” and the stereotypes of gender expression. Ultra-feminine characters are often portrayed as wealthy in media. Shaniya argues that this leads to the exclusion of women of color from conceptions of ultra-femininity and hegemonic ideas of beauty.