Wordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language

Wordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English LanguageThe 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

A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns

A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them PronounsArchie, a snarky genderqueer artist, is tired of people not understanding gender neutral pronouns Tristan, a cisgender dude, is looking for an easy way to introduce gender neutral pronouns to his increasingly diverse workplace The longtime best friends team up in this short and fun comic guide tha

Amateur: A True Story About What Makes a Man

Amateur: A True Story About What Makes a ManFrom an award winning writer whose work bristles with hard won strength, insight, agility, and love Maggie Nelson , an exquisite and troubling narrative of masculinity, violence, and society.In this groundbreaking new book, the author, a trans man, trains to fight in a charity match at Madison Sq

A Year Without a Name: A Memoir

A Year Without a Name: A MemoirA Lambda Literary Award Finalist from an extraordinary new voice, a passionate and clear eyed and unputdownable meditation on queerness, family, and desire Mary Karr For as long as they can remember, Cyrus Grace Dunham felt like a visitor in their own body Their life was a series of imitati

The Bold World: A Memoir of Family and Transformation

The Bold World: A Memoir of Family and TransformationInspired by her transgender son, activist Jodie Patterson explores identity, gender, race, and authenticity to tell the real life story of a family s history and transformation.ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE WEEK USA TODAY AND NEW YORK POST A courageous and poetic testimony on family and the self

Regretting Motherhood

Regretting MotherhoodWomen who opt not to be mothers are frequently warned that they will regret their decision later in life, yet we rarely talk about the possibility that the opposite might also be true that a woman who becomes a mother might regret it Sociologist Orna Donath dispels the silence around this profoundl

Witches, Witch-Hunting, and Women

Witches, Witch-Hunting, and WomenThe world is witnessing a new surge of interpersonal and institutional violence against women, including new witch hunts This surge of violence has occurred alongside an expansion of capitalist social relation In this new work, Silvia Federici examines the root causes of these developments and out

What's Your Pronoun?: Beyond He and She

What's Your Pronoun?: Beyond He and SheLike trigger warnings and gender neutral bathrooms, pronouns are sparking a national debate, prompting new policies in schools, workplaces, even prisons, about what pronouns to use Colleges ask students to declare their pronouns along with their majors corporate conferences print name tags with sp

Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity

Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of IdentitySince its publication in 1990, Gender Trouble has become one of the key works of contemporary feminist theory, and an essential work for anyone interested in the study of gender, queer theory, or the politics of sexuality in culture This is the text where Judith Butler began to advance the ideas th

The Second Sex

The Second SexNewly translated and unabridged in English for the first time, Simone de Beauvoir s masterwork is a powerful analysis of the Western notion of woman, and a groundbreaking exploration of inequality and otherness This long awaited new edition reinstates significant portions of the original French