Role Model Of Diversity And Oppression

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Thank you for your response to my post. I agree Abby is an amazing role model for not only gender identity but diversity and oppression overall. Abby easily articulates how diversity and oppression are intertwined in all cultures and belief systems. Abby seems to have a natural ecological or systems perspective that has been developed through her own experiences which she easily transfers to highlight ongoing structural and cultural practices that are oppressive.
I feel that Abby’s worries for her son were not about self-stigmatization but more about the freedom to be who you are despite culture beliefs and oppressive structures such as the gender stereotypes and segregation in the Hasidic community she grew up in. I think Abby wants to break
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