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Tell Me Why by Trista Hendren
Tell Me Why
by Trista Hendren (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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Trista Hendren, author of The Girl God and Mother Earth, has written a deeply necessary book: Tell Me Why, a book for boys that explains why the divine feminine is important for boys and men. In Ms. Hendren’s previous books for children, a little gir ...more
Mother Earth by Trista Hendren
Mother Earth
by Trista Hendren (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2014
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Trista Hendren, author of The Girl God, has created another gorgeous, necessary book for children and adults alike: Mother Earth. This book, like The Girl God, is filled with vibrant artwork by Elisabeth Slettnes—together, the words and the art draw ...more
My Whispers of Horror by Olga Brine
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I just read Whispers of Horror: Letters Telling Women’s True Tales From Ex-USSR Nations. I knew this book would contain a lot of pain, and that the letters would be difficult to read, the stories of female abuse indeed horrific. And yet horror is not ...more
The Macho Paradox by Jackson Katz
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Jackson Katz’s The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and How All Men Can Help is a deeply necessary book, for it describes a paradigm shift in the way we view and treat men’s violence against women. Before reading this book, I knew some of the b ...more
Sacred Pleasure by Riane Eisler
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Every once in a great while, you read a book that shifts your entire perspective—a book that changes how you live in the world, because it changes how you perceive reality. Riane Eisler’s Sacred Pleasure: Sex, Myths, and the Politics of the Body—New ...more
Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg
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So I just read Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, by Sheryl Sandberg. I’d heard so much about this book—both good and bad—that my curiosity was seriously piqued. I’d shared articles from women who said “leaning in” wouldn’t work for them, at ...more
Backlash by Susan Faludi
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So I just read Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women, by Susan Faludi. I had this book on my list because I considered it required reading for anyone who wants to understand the current landscape of women’s rights; when the book was pub ...more
Backlash by Susan Faludi
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Full Frontal Feminism by Jessica Valenti
Full Frontal Feminism
by Jessica Valenti (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2013
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So I just read Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman’s Guide to Why Feminism Matters, by Jessica Valenti. Ms. Valenti is perhaps best known as the founder of the blog Feministing, and this book is like her blog: smart, sassy, unapologetic, and determi ...more
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