On Intersectionality: The Essential Writings of Kimberlé Crenshaw

20 November 2019 | By Kimberlé Crenshaw | Filed in: womens studies.

Over the past twenty years, the concept of intersectionality has emerged as an influential approach to understanding the complex facets of discrimination and exclusion in a society whose members with often complex racial, gender, or sexual identities can experience bias in multiple ways.In this in

Yale Needs Women

20 November 2019 | By Anne Gardiner Perkins | Filed in: womens studies.

If Yale was going to keep its standing as one of the top two or three colleges in the nation, the availability of women was an amenity it could no longer do without In the summer of 1969, from big cities to small towns, young women across the country sent in applications to Yale University for th

The Apology

20 November 2019 | By Eve Ensler | Filed in: womens studies.

From Eve Ensler, author of one of the most influential works of the twentieth century The Vagina Monologues and one of Newsweek s 150 Women Who Changed the World, comes a powerful, life changing examination of abuse and atonement Like millions of women, Eve Ensler has been waiting much of her l

Feminism for the 99%: A Manifesto

20 November 2019 | By Cinzia Arruzza | Filed in: womens studies.

From three of the organisers of the International Women s Strike US a manifesto for when leaning in is not enough Recent years have seen the emergence of massive feminist mobilizations around the world, offering an alternative to the liberal feminism that has become the handmaiden of capitalism

Literary Witches: A Celebration of Magical Women Writers

20 November 2019 | By Taisia Kitaiskaia | Filed in: womens studies.

Celebrate the witchiest women writers with beautiful illustrations and imaginative vignettes Literary Witches draws a connection between witches and visionary writers both are figures of formidable creativity, empowerment, and general badassery Through poetic portraits, Taisia Kitaiskaia and Katy

Wordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language

20 November 2019 | By Amanda Montell | Filed in: womens studies.

The word bitch conjures many images for many people but is most often meant to describe an unpleasant woman Even before its usage to mean a female canine, bitch didn t refer to gender at all it originated as a gender neutral word meaning genitalia A perfectly innocuous word devolving into a fema

Brave, Not Perfect: Fear Less, Fail More, and Live Bolder

20 November 2019 | By Reshma Saujani | Filed in: womens studies.

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 Imagine 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 s

Lady Stuff: Secrets to Being a Woman

20 November 2019 | By Loryn Brantz | Filed in: womens studies.

Librarian s note There is an ebook edition with the same ISBN ISBN 978 1 4494 8677 8 A collection of Loryn Brantz s vibrant and relatable Jellybean Comics about her everyday experiences as a lady Home manicure tips, awkward seduction techniques, scoping out the snack table, and most important