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Dear Readers,

As part of my work with UN Women, I have started reading as many books and essays about equality as I can get my hands on. There is so much amazing stuff out there! Funny, inspiring, sad, thought-provoking, empowering! I’ve been discovering so much that, at times, I’ve felt like my head was about to explode… I decided to start a Feminist book club, as I want to share what I’m learning and hear your thoughts too.

The plan is to select and read a book every month, then discuss the wo
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Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body
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September 1, 2017
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+ Announcements
* Questions for Roxane Gay
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* Sept/Oct book! Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay
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last updated Oct 19, 2017 08:52AM
100,000 Members!
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Nov/Dec (2016) book! Mom & Me & Mom by Maya Angelou
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last updated Oct 21, 2017 09:07AM
Announcing the WINNERS of Hunger by Roxane Gay!
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This topic has been closed to new comments. WIN!! a copy of Hunger by Roxane Gay
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* Transcription & Translation in OSS
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This topic has been closed to new comments. * Transcription/Proofreading/Translation (TPT) Agenda
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This topic has been closed to new comments. * [ES] Índice de temas en español
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This topic has been closed to new comments. * [FR] Index des messages en français
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This topic has been closed to new comments. [EN/EL/IT/PT/NL/中文] Emma Watson & Gloria Steinem in Conversation
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This topic has been closed to new comments. [EN/ES/IT/NL/AF/PT] Caitlin Moran & Emma Watson Transcriptions [Clips 1 to 3]
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Sep/Oct - Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay - Post Your Reviews!
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last updated Oct 20, 2017 09:08AM
Low Self-Esteem
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Bad Feminist Essays
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Resources and Additional Reading
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Shared Meet-Up Experiences
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Roxanne Gay's "Difficult Women"
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* Shared Meet Up Experiences
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last updated Sep 24, 2017 02:24PM
Post Your Review: The Beauty Myth
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The Beauty Myth in 2017
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How to Beat the Myth
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The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf
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Beauty Myth as Substitute for Religion
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+ Feminism
Being a Feminist in Harvey Weinstein's World
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Feminism in the Media (articles, etc)
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#PowerOfWe
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Male voices in feminism
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Progress?
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last updated Oct 17, 2017 05:00PM
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+ Intersectionality
Indigenous/Aboriginal Feminism(s)
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last updated Oct 21, 2017 05:51PM
Intersex - What is it? What is it not?
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OurSharedShelf's book diversity
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last updated Oct 14, 2017 04:32PM
Cultural Appropriation
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last updated Oct 10, 2017 09:08AM
Black Feminism
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Political Discourse and its Effect on Intersectionality
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last updated Sep 17, 2017 12:32AM
Feminism in France
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Feminism in Spain
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Feminism in Turkey
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[DE] Feminism in Germany
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Feminisim in Mexico
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Feminism in Poland
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+ Book Suggestions
* How To Suggest a Book
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last updated Oct 20, 2017 03:46PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * If you liked HUNGER by Roxane Gay...
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last updated Oct 01, 2017 05:53PM
Gender violence - Perpetrator's perspective
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last updated Oct 20, 2017 03:21AM
Start reading feminist literature
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last updated Oct 08, 2017 04:33AM
What is your favorite Black feminist author and book?
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last updated Oct 01, 2017 11:58PM
Suggestions for Progressive Children's Books!
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last updated Sep 30, 2017 08:48AM
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+ Pay it Forward!
* Pay It Forward - Non-OSS Books!
By Ana , Our Shared Shelf Moderator · 5 posts · 96 views
last updated Oct 16, 2017 11:15PM
* Sep/Oct 2017 - Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxanne Gay
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last updated Oct 03, 2017 02:04PM
Jul/Aug - Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl
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last updated Oct 17, 2017 03:57AM
Jan—My Life On The Road, Gloria Steinem
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last updated Oct 08, 2017 06:07AM
May—The Argonauts, Maggie Nelson
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May/June - The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
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This topic has been closed to new comments. * FAQ's
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* ɴᴏᴛɪᴄᴇ: Administrative Issues
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How long will Our Shared Shelf run?
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Girls Leadership Topics - Help Needed!
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Women's and Feminist Organizations
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* Introduction
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Should girls and LGBTQIA children be allowed to join the Boy Scouts of America?
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Feminism Skype Debates
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Why is equality seen as a luxury item?
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Our Shared Shelf Badges
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Perth, Australia
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Meet Up - London
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May/June - The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
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Accepting Patriarchy :(
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More of Atwood's Work?
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Podcast Interview with Margaret Atwood: Discussing Handmaids Tail
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Slight Confusion with the Way the Story is Told...
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Thoughts on the Ending...
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