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Pussy Grabs Back: Bestialized Sexual Politics and Intersectional Failure in Protest Posters for the 2017 Women’s March

Wrenn, Corey (2018) Pussy Grabs Back: Bestialized Sexual Politics and Intersectional Failure in Protest Posters for the 2017 Women’s March. Feminist Media Studies, . pp. 1-19. ISSN 1468-0777.

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https://doi.org/10.1080/14680777.2018.1465107

Abstract

The women’s march on Washington on January 21 2017 and its more

distinctly feline theme. Most notable were the pink pussy hats and a

women and cats to resist the crude remarks made by US presidential

the pussy.” This article explores this feline counterframing from a

photographs that were published in Why I March (2017) and uploaded

State University Women’s Marches 2017 Collection, and Instagram in

in feminist politics, but they also point to a critical intersectional failure

exhibited by an ultimately anthropocentric collective.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: Animal studies; humananimal relationships; protest; social movements; symbolism
Subjects: H Social Sciences
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Sociology
Depositing User: Corey Wrenn
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2019 07:59 UTC
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2019 23:00 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/72427 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Wrenn, Corey: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4041-0015
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