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Female Rage Doesn't Exist In A Vacuum

Kameron Hurley | Posted 07.19.2016 | Women
Kameron Hurley

It was a rage at the entire situation, at being expected to shut the fuck up and go inside all the time because I was a young woman.

21 Provocative Books By Women Every Bookshelf Needs

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 02.04.2016 | Arts

When actress Emma Watson announced recently that she was launching a feminist book club called Our Shared Shelf, many were skeptical. Any new book clu...

'Sphinx' Is An Erotic Novel Without Genders

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 07.30.2015 | Arts

In Margaret Atwood’s classic, cheeky short story “Happy Endings” she takes a swift jab at the tropes we rely on when we tell stories -- love sto...

Heroines Gone Wild

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.09.2014 | Books
Maria Rodale

By guest blogger Maya Rodale, author of smart and sassy romance novels Once upon a time, if a woman wanted to make it in the world she had to keep he...

10 Books Any Self-Respecting Feminist Needs On Her Shelf | Posted 10.03.2011 | Books

Jen Kennedy and Liz Linden run a website called Contemporary Feminism, and we’ve asked them to create a list of ten books that any self-respecting w...

A Tale of Rape to Love or Hate

Maureen Gibbon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Maureen Gibbon

I know that once a book is published, an author has to let it go: people like the thing or they don't. But the absolute negativity of some the American reviews in comparison to reviews in the U.K. and Ireland startled me.

Feministing's Great Feminist Books To Give For The Holidays

Feministing | Courtney Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As they say, it's always "too many books, too little time." But the holiday season is a time when a) you often get to slow down and actually devour a ...