Just as every person’s life experience is different, so too is their experience with money. In an attempt to share as many perspectives as possible, Femme Frugality hosts a series of stories on intersectional finances.
Here are a few of the intersections where people experience money differently because of systemic oppression:
- Sexual orientation.
- Socioeconomic class.
- The list goes on.
We all live at points of both oppression and privilege, but some people face far more oppression than others. This series is a space where you have the opportunity to:
- Learn from people with experiences different from your own.
- Identify with those who face similar obstacles in their life.
- Reflect on your own ability to change things for the better.
Each piece in the series is directed by its author, who lives at the intersection about which they write.
Browse the Intersectional Money Series
Be sure to check back often as new pieces are added to this series. If you feel so moved and can keep your words respectful, the best way to interact with an author’s story is to leave a comment on an individual post.
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