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Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches

Title:  Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches.

Author:   Audre Lorde

First Published:   1984

In this charged collection of fifteen essays and speeches, Lorde takes on sexism, racism, ageism, homophobia, and class, and propounds social difference as a vehicle for action and change. 16 more words


The New Hite Report

Title:   The New Hite Report: The Revolutionary Report on Female Sexuality

Author:   Shere Hite

First Published:   2000

This new report includes previously unpublished data and personal accounts from women in the UK and Commonwealth. 93 more words


Fear of Flying

Title:   Fear of Flying

Author:   Erika Jong

First Published:   1973

Compulsive daydreamer Isadora Wing has come to a crossroads. Five years of marriage have made her itchy – itchy for men, and itchy for solitude. 62 more words

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Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions

Title:   Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions

Author:   Gloria Steinem

First Published: 1983

These essays from Gloria Steinem’s first three decades of work offer a portrait of a woman who was not only one of the savviest leaders of the women’s liberation movement, but also a profoundly humane thinker with a wide-ranging intellect and irresistible wit. 69 more words


The Female Eunuch

Title:   The Female Eunuch

Author:   Germaine Greer

First Published:   1979

The Female Eunuch is a landmark in the history of the women’s movement. Drawing liberally from history, literature and popular culture, past and present, Germaine Greer’s searing examination of women’s oppression is at once an important social commentary and a passionately argued masterpiece of polemic.


The Feminine Mystique

Title:   The Feminine Mystique

Author:   Betty Friedan

First Published:   1963

When Betty Friedan produced The Feminine Mystique in 1963, she could not have realized how the discovery and debate of her contemporaries’ general malaise would shake up society. 103 more words



Title:   Ms.

Publisher:   Liberty Media for Women

Published:   3 times a year (currently: Spring/Summer, Fall, Winter), since 1971 –

Ms. was the first U.S. national magazine to make feminist voices audible, feminist journalism tenable, and a feminist worldview available to the public. 7 more words

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