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Leaking Women: A Genealogy of Gendered and Racialized Flow

The Graduate Center, The City University of New York, New York, NY 10016, USA
Genealogy 2019, 3(1), 9; https://doi.org/10.3390/genealogy3010009
Received: 12 December 2018 / Revised: 13 February 2019 / Accepted: 18 February 2019 / Published: 20 February 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Feminist Genealogies: Specific Political Intersections)
Through a feminist and critical race analytic, this paper theorizes the disruptions evoked by leaky women—actually doubly leaky women—those whose nipples, peri-menopausal uterus’ and mouths have “leaked” in ways that rupture/stain/expose the white-patriarchal-capitalist enclosure of work, home and the streets and then dared to leak again by suing for justice in court. In a closing coda, I address the race/class policing dynamics between she who leaks and the “respectable” [usually white] women recruited to plaster up the hole and cauterize the leaker. View Full-Text
Keywords: women; silence; voice; leaking secrets; feminist genealogy women; silence; voice; leaking secrets; feminist genealogy
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Fine, M. Leaking Women: A Genealogy of Gendered and Racialized Flow. Genealogy 2019, 3, 9.

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