Moya Bailey On Misogynoir

WORT 89.9FM Madison · Moya Bailey on Misogynoir Moya Bailey first coined the term misogynoir in her dissertation as a way of thinking about the intersection of sexism and racism, and especially how anti-Black misogyny functions in visual culture and digital spaces. She never expected the term to go viral, but now misogynoir has its own Wikipedia page and…

Misogynoir and Meghan Markle

Identifying as mixed race, or biracial, or as a “woman of color” didn’t protect Meghan from the British press or the living legacy of hypodescent. Additionally, these terms aren’t mutually exclusive from Black identity. Separating people who have historically and currently been read as Black into a distinct racial group because they also have a…

Misogynoir and Kamala Harris

While legitimate critiques of Harris’ record and political positions are ignored, the Jezebel stereotype of Black women as hypersexual and the “Angry Black woman” myth of Black women as loud and irate, dominate the framing of Harris in the public square. In a recent study by TIME’S UP Now, researchers found that one-quarter of all reporting on…