There is widespread support for the feminist claim that gender should have no role in social hierarchies, and many go further arguing that gender is a social construct that should be eradicated. Yet at the same time, many wish to assert pride in their sexuality, identifying positive female traits that they wish to promote.
Is it hypocritical to be proud of one's gender at the same time as claiming to want to get rid of the social distinction altogether? Must we choose between these two seemingly contradictory claims? Or can we retain gender identity while campaigning to get rid of it?
World-leading feminist critic Nancy Fraser, legendary poet Eileen Myles and Founder, President and Chief Executive of the Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation Bianca Jagger unravel the path to equality.