Introduction to A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

As mentioned previously, I am beginning with this book in my reading of the feminist canon. It is the first book that I found that specifically advocates for women to have rights equal to that of men and in many ways sets up the idea of feminism for generations to come. It was written by... Continue Reading →

September International Days

September doesn't have quite as many international observances as August and July but they are just as important. As before, I don't have books for every single one, but am always taking suggestions to fill these lists up. This is my first year getting into the international observances. Researching these days and looking for books... Continue Reading →

75 Books of Feminism

There is a canon of feminist books out there that I know I have barely scratched the surface on. This is the beginning of my project to change all that. I was deciding how best to go about acquiring a good list of the feminist books to study through when I saw this post on... Continue Reading →

When Women Ruled the World: Six Queens of Egypt by Kara Cooney

I love books like this, books that remind us of the powerful women who came before us, successful or not, and broke down glass ceilings before the term was ever invented. They remind us that the problems we face today with women and power aren't new or nearly as nuanced as people want to believe.... Continue Reading →

Make Trouble: Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead – My Life Story by Cecile Richards

Ask Me About My Uterus: A Quest to Make Doctors Believe in Women’s Pain by Abby Norman

An interesting memoir from a woman plagued by pain and the advocacy that came from it.

the mermaid’s voice returns in this one by amanda lovelace

The last of the women are some kind of magic series and the perfect way to finish things off. Amazing things happen when women use our voices.

Never Have I Ever: My Life (So Far) Without a Date by Katie Heaney

Memoir Monday!! An adorable memoir on being uncoupled but not alone with some beautifully made feminist points on the importance of coupling.

Pastrix: The Cranky, Beautiful Faith of a Sinner and Saint by Nadia Bolz-Weber

Memoir Monday!! Pastrix is the amazing memoir of theologian and ordained Pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber. Her outlook on faith and feminism and interacting with the world is just what I need to keep going sometimes.

Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Brittney Cooper

Stars: 5 of 5 I love everything about this book. Eloquent Rage succinctly summarizes the beginning of the things that people who are not black women need to understand in order to start to understand the anger and rage that is attributed to them. I've run into a lot of the information here in other places... Continue Reading →

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