The struggle to rid SA of systemic oppression and violence targeted at vulnerable groups, especially black womxn*, can only realise its goal when the mass feminist movement reimagines itself through a more intersectional approach. This transition is necessary to interconnect different campaigns by various affected interest groups against the scourge of rape, murder and other forms of abuse for greater effect. Intersectionality as a fairly new concept illustrates the interplay between all forms of discrimination that could be based on gender, race, age, class, socioeconomic status, physical or mental ability, gender and sexual identity, among others. The South African feminism movement has been dominated by cis** females, with the power base shifting between black and white womxn over the years, depending on the cause. However, as thousands of mutilated bodies of lesbian, bisexual and trans black womxn killed by homophobic men pile up in mortuaries alongside those of cis females who ...

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