Because Marxism and postmodernism are often antithetical, their specific uses of the concept of intersectionality can be very different and in very different and contrary ways.
The mainstream feminist movement of the 1960s and 1970s demanded abortion on the basis of women's right to end unwanted pregnancy.
Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, there was a strong movement among left-wing Black feminists--best illustrated by the Combahee River Collective, a group of Black lesbian feminists based in Boston.
As Marxist scholar Kevin Anderson recently argued: In the late twentieth century, a theoretical discourse of intersectionality became almost hegemonic in many sectors of radical intellectual life.
Apart from being an actress, Smith is also a writer, executive producer, and director.
She also studied at an acting studio in Lee Strasberg and took courses in Italy, where she learned about physical comedy and physical theatre.