Everything Below the Waist: Why Health Care Needs a Feminist Revolution

An eye opening, investigative account of the dismal state of women s healthcare in the U.S One of Elle s 30 Best Books to Read This Summer American women visit doctors, have surgery, and fill prescriptions than men In Everything Below the Waist, Jennifer Block asks Why is the lif

No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us

An award winning journalist s intimate investigation of the true scope of domestic violence, revealing how the roots of America s most pressing social crises are buried in abuse that happens behind closed doors We call it domestic violence We call it private violence Sometimes we call it intimate

The Apology

From Eve Ensler, author of one of the most influential works of the twentieth century The Vagina Monologues and one of Newsweek s 150 Women Who Changed the World, comes a powerful, life changing examination of abuse and atonement Like millions of women, Eve Ensler has been waiting much of her l

Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism: And Other Arguments for Economic Independence

A spirited, deeply researched exploration of why capitalism is bad for women and how, when done right, socialism leads to economic independence, better labor conditions, better work life balance and, yes, even better sex In a witty, irreverent op ed piece that went viral, Kristen Ghodsee argued tha

Wordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language

The word bitch conjures many images for many people but is most often meant to describe an unpleasant woman Even before its usage to mean a female canine, bitch didn t refer to gender at all it originated as a gender neutral word meaning genitalia A perfectly innocuous word devolving into a fema

All the Rage: Mothers, Fathers, and the Myth of Equal Partnership

Picking up where All Joy and No Fun left off, All the Rage sets out to understand why, in an age of so called equality, full time working mothers still carry The inequity of domestic life is one of the most profound and perplexing conundrums of our time In an era of seemingly unprecedented feminis