of or relating to to an intersection, or a place where two or more roads, lines, or elements meet: intersectional traffic flow.
noting or relating to intersectionality, the theory that the overlap of social identities contributes to the specific type of oppression and discrimination experienced by an individual.
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Our social identities intersect in ways that shape how we perceive the world, and how the world perceives us.
Origin of intersectional
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At every stage of the intersectional debate the cause of the south supporting State sovereignty became stronger.The Brothers' War
John Calvin Reed