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Spare Rib - Online

Title:   Spare Rib

Publisher:   British Library, Journal Archive

Published:   1972 – 1993

Spare Rib was an active part of the emerging women’s liberation movement in the late 20th century. 94 more words

Second Wave

Playing With the Boys : Why Separate Is Not Equal in Sports by Laura Pappano and Eileen Mcdonaugh

Playing With Boys: Why Separate Is Not Equal in Sports  is a book written in 2008 which argues categorizing sports into “men’s sports” and “women’s sports”  represents a long held sexist tradition. 6,632 more words

Athletic Women

Are Women Becoming Physically Stronger?

Today it seems as if women are engaging in more physical activity. There are women participating in numerous sports, which thought to be solely a male domain. 1,596 more words

Buff Women

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This new report includes previously unpublished data and personal accounts from women in the UK and Commonwealth. 93 more words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

Second Wave

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.