Sexism: worse than racism. It’s complicated.

Woman,
Raleigh, NC.

Yes, racism exists and at times, thrives, but if you’re a woman of color, you’re more likely to be affected than your male counterparts. Sexism, an outworking of centuries of patriarchal systems – systems that allowed for racism in the first place – makes every “ism” it’s present in worse. So, when we talk about race, let’s not forget the dirty secret in the closet, and let’s deal with that too, because the two are inextricably intertwined.


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