It’s the age of identity on the left. But the lines of what that entails change daily.
On one hand, your identity at birth is paramount. Intersectionality could not exist without it. Your sex, your race, your religion, your sexuality, it all plays a part in what claim to victimhood you can stake.
On the other hand, identity is fluid, ever changing, ever evolving. You can be anything you want to be from day to day.
Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez waded into the identity trials a few days ago when, at a Chanukah celebration, she proclaimed herself a descendent of Sephardic Jews.