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Prof. Moya Bailey covered in the Washington Post

Following the recent attacks on Leslie Jones, Katy Perry tweeted support towards her last week – including the term “misogynoir,” which was coined by Northeastern professor of WGSS and Cultures, Societies, and Global Studies Moya Bailey in an essay in 2014. The term refers specifically to Black women, combining the anti-Blackness and misogyny they face, especially in public spaces.

Read more about the term and the impact of Perry using it here.

Published On: August 30, 2016 |
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