“…intersectional urbanism is an urbanism that (1) recognizes the diversity of experiences in a city, (2) acknowledges the oppression experienced by the marginalized and (3) endeavours towards building a city that meets the needs of everyone who lives in it.”
The author lives with issues of marginalization. He is a person of color and has a physical handicap. He also believes that he has privilege, being male, saying that privilege has sheltered him from the reality of misogyny .
“I try to be cognizant of how these elements shape how I see the world and determine the positions I take.”
“As someone who lives with a progressive degenerative neuromuscular disease, I am constantly examining accessibility in cities and trying my best to advocate for universal design.
As a person of colour, I reflect on how racism influences my experience of the city.”
“…privilege (has) sheltered me from that reality. I wasn’t naive to the misogyny