Yale Needs Women

Yale Needs WomenIf 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

The ApologyFrom 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

Feminism for the 99%: A ManifestoFrom 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

Literary Witches: A Celebration of Magical Women WritersCelebrate 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

Wordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English LanguageThe 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

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

Lady Stuff: Secrets to Being a WomanLibrarian 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

Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger

Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's AngerFrom Rebecca Traister, the New York Times bestselling author of All the Single Ladies comes a vital, incisive exploration into the transformative power of female anger and its ability to transcend into a political movement In the year 2018, it seems as if women s anger has suddenly erupted into the

It's Not About the Burqa

It's Not About the BurqaWhen was the last time you heard a Muslim woman speak for herself without a filter In 2016, Mariam Khan read that David Cameron had linked the radicalization of Muslim men to the traditional submissiveness of Muslim women Mariam felt pretty sure she didn t know a single Muslim woman who would de

Warrior Goddess Training: Become the Woman You Are Meant to Be

Warrior Goddess Training: Become the Woman You Are Meant to BeThe Path to Your Inner Warrior Goddess It s no secret that women today are juggling a lot We now make up than half the workforce in the United States and are busier than ever with partners, children, family and friends, often putting the needs of others ahead of our own And if we feel overwhe