Feminism and feminist theory

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A Sentimental Education

How do you tell the story of a feminist education, when the work of feminism can never be perfected or completed? In A Sentimental Education, Hannah McGregor, the podcaster behind Witch, Please and Secret ...

Resilience Is Futile

By (author) Julie S. Lalonde
Categories: Biography: general

Resilience is Futile is a page-turning true story of being stalked by an ex-partner. Award-winning feminist advocate Julie Lalonde, “Mixes humour and horror, irony and moments of acute, brutally honest ...

Feminist Acts

By (author) Tessa Jordan
Foreword by Eleanor Wachtel
Categories: Feminism and feminist theory

The history of Branching Out, Canada’s first national second-wave feminist magazine, is the story of an upstart publication from the prairies that was read from coast to coast. It is also a story of ...

Before I Was a Critic I Was a Human Being

By (author) Amy Fung
Categories: Feminism and feminist theory

Before I Was a Critic I Was a Human Being takes a closer look at Canada’s mythologies of multiculturalism, settler colonialism, and identity through the lens of a national art critic. Following the ...

Power Shift

Bestselling author, journalist, and human rights activist Sally Armstrong argues that humankind requires the equal status of women and girls. Drawing on anthropology, social science, literature, politics, ...

Personal and Political

Women’s Health expert Lorraine Greaves details the innovative, courageous, and creative activism of the “second wave” women’s health movement in Canada between 1960 and 2010. This activism (re)claimed ...

Hard To Do

From Jane Austen to Taylor Swift, Hard to Do is a look at the surprising politics of romantic love and its dissolution. With perceptive, reported insights on the ways marriage and divorce are legislated, ...

Notes From a Feminist Killjoy

By (author) Erin Wunker
Categories: Feminism and feminist theory

Notes from a Feminist Killjoy: Essays on Everyday Life attempts to think publicly about why we need feminism and especially why we need the figure of the feminist killjoy, now. From the complicated practices ...

Making Feminist Media

Making Feminist Media provides new ways of thinking about the vibrant media and craft cultures generated by Riot Grrrl and feminism’s third wave. It focuses on a cluster of feminist publications—including ...

Closer

By (author) Sarah Barmak
Categories: Feminism and feminist theory
Series: Exploded Views

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We think of the modern woman as sexually liberated – if anything, we’re told we’re oversexed. ...