The book will cover Caitlyn Jenner s childhood as Bruce Jenner and rise to fame as a gold medal winning Olympic decathlete her marriages and her relationships with her children her transition and her experience as the world s most famous transgender woman.
The Queens of Animation: The Untold Story of the Women Who Transformed the World of Disney and Made Cinematic History03 September 2019 | By Nathalia Holt | Filed in: womens-studies.
In The Queens of Animation, bestselling author Nathalia Holt recounts the dramatic stories of an incredibly influential group of women who have slipped under the radar for decades but have touched all our lives These women infiltrated the all male domain of Disney Studios and used early technologie
Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea, share the stories of the gutsy women who have inspired them women with the courage to stand up to the status quo, ask hard questions, and get the job done n nShe couldn t have been than seven or eight years old Go ahead, ask your question, her
In a book inspired by her popular TED talk, New York Times bestselling author Reshma Saujani empowers women and girls to embrace imperfection and bravery n nImagine if you lived without the fear of not being good enough If you didn t care how your life looked on Instagram, or worry about what total
From the beloved author and artist behind Bad Girls Throughout History comes this lushly illustrated book of goddesses from around the world Aphrodite, the Greek goddess whose love overcame mortality Mazu, the Chinese deity who safely guides travelers home Lakshmi, the Hindu provider of fortune a
Women have always been seen as monsters Men from Aristotle to Freud have insisted that women are freakish creatures, capable of immense destruction Maybe they are And maybe that s a good thing Sady Doyle, hailed as smart, funny and fearless by the Boston Globe, takes readers on a tour of th
A New York Times Bestseller n nThe New York Times bestseller from the author of Reviving Ophelia a guide to wisdom, authenticity, and bliss for women as they age n nWomen growing older contend with ageism, misogyny, and loss Yet as Mary Pipher shows, most older women are deeply happy and filled with
An award winning Northwestern University psychology professor reveals how the cultural obsession with women s appearance is an epidemic that harms women s ability to get ahead and to live happy, meaningful lives, in this powerful, eye opening work in the vein of Naomi Wolf, Peggy Orenstein, and Sher
A treatise of Black women s transformative influence in media and society, placing them front and center in a new chapter of mainstream resistance and political engagement n nIn Reclaiming Our Space, social worker, activist, and cultural commentator Feminista Jones explores how Black women are changin
Soon after the sexual misconduct allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein became public in late 2017, the MeToo movement went viral, opening up an explosive conversation about rape culture around the globe In the US, someone is sexually assaulted every 98 seconds More than 320,000 Ameri
Women who opt not to be mothers are frequently warned that they will regret their decision later in life, yet we rarely talk about the possibility that the opposite might also be true that a woman who becomes a mother might regret it Sociologist Orna Donath dispels the silence around this profoundl
They told you you need to be thin and beautiful They told you to wear longer skirts, avoid going out late at night and move in groups never accept drinks from a stranger, and wear shoes you can run in easily than heels They told you to wear just enough make up to look presentable but not en
This Is Your Brain on Birth Control: The Surprising Science of Women, Hormones, and the Law of Unintended Consequences13 September 2017 | By Sarah E. Hill | Filed in: womens-studies.
n An eye opening book that reveals crucial information every woman taking hormonal birth control should know n n nThis groundbreaking book sheds light on how hormonal birth control affects women and the world around them in ways we are just now beginning to understand By allowing women to control
13 Things Mentally Strong Women Don't Do: Own Your Power, Channel Your Confidence, and Find Your Authentic Voice for a Life of Meaning and Joy11 June 2018 | By Amy Morin | Filed in: womens-studies.
International bestselling author and leading global expert on mental strength Amy Morin turns her focus to feminism, explaining what it means and what it takes to be a mentally strong woman in the age of the MeToo and TimesUp movements.The emergence of the MeToo and TimesUp movements have awaken
Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are no longer allowed to read She must lie on her back once a month and pray that the Commander makes h
Landmark, groundbreaking, classic these adjectives barely do justice to the pioneering vision and lasting impact of The Feminine Mystique Published in 1963, it gave a pitch perfect description of the problem that has no name the insidious beliefs and institutions that undermined women s confiden
Newly translated and unabridged in English for the first time, Simone de Beauvoir s masterwork is a powerful analysis of the Western notion of woman, and a groundbreaking exploration of inequality and otherness This long awaited new edition reinstates significant portions of the original French
The bestselling classic that redefined our view of the relationship between beauty and female identity In today s world, women have power, legal recognition, and professional success than ever before Alongside the evident progress of the women s movement, however, writer and journalist Naomi
What does feminism mean today That is the question at the heart of We Should All Be Feminists, a personal, eloquently argued essay adapted from her much viewed TEDx talk of the same name by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award winning author of Americanah and Half of a Yellow Sun n nWith humor and