Can you fairly describe being obsessed with intersectionality/oppression hierarchies and both crafting your identity as well as deriving benefit/self-worth from imposed victimhood as a form of Munchausen Syndrome?

Watch that clip below. How is it different exactly?
Replace the need to present as sick (and the response/benefit it yields, eventually consuming the person) with the need to present as victimized (and similar response/benefit in our current climate, eventually becoming the person's full identity).

Seems almost dead on.
My starting point here was the tweet below. I unquestionably believe we have Munchausen by proxy manifesting re gender. Mainly with parents (HBO Transhood scene is like a sculpture of it), but I was seeing it through the lens of educators as well.
Then just now a bigger light bulb went off. Is what we have going on in society an instance of basically mass Munchausen? It sounds crazy, but I don't think it is.

Now, I recognize this is a thin needle I'm threading here...
I'm obviously not implying this applies to anyone who structures around intersectionality. Nor would one who truly has been victimized fall under this analysis. Hence, "imposed".

But of the subset I'm focused on, I think this may be something. Explains the magnet effect too.
Now, this is all way over my pay grade. I'm far from any expert here. I like to compare things though, and the parallels here seem really strong.

Any thoughts? Any clear ways to distinguish the two?
Then my brain strays and wonders if what I'm talking about above potentially ties into the below.

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