Synopses & Reviews
Now in its updated second edition, Full Frontal Feminism
is a book that continues to embody the forward-looking messages that author Jessica Valenti propagated as founder of the popular website, Feministing.com.
Full Frontal Feminism is a smart and relatable guide to the issues that matter to today's young women. This edition includes a new foreword by Valenti, reflecting upon what's happened in the seven years since Full Frontal Feminism was originally published. With new openers from Valenti in every chapter, the book covers a range of topics, including pop culture, health, reproductive rights, violence, education, relationships, and more.
You're a Hardcore Feminist. I Swear.
Feminists Do It Better (and Other Sex Tips)
Pop Culture Gone Wild
The Blame (and Shame) Game
If These Uterine Walls Could Talk
My Big Fat Unnecessary Wedding and Other Dating Diseases
Real” Women Have Babies
I Promise I Won't Say Herstory”
Boys Do Cry
Sex and the City Voters, My Ass
A Quick Academic Aside
Get to It
Since its original publication, Full Frontal Feminism has reassured readers yeah, you're feminists, and that's actually pretty cool.
The second edition of the popular book contains a new introductiondiscussing setbacks and progress in the women's rights movement as well as chapter updates. The text is aimed at young women and offersempowering and encouraging advice as to how to navigate and fight against gender bias as well as offering a general discussion of womenin popular culture. Chapter titles include, "You're a Hardcore Feminist. I Swear," "My Big Fat Unnecessary Wedding and Other DatingDiseases," "Boys Do Cry," and "The Blame (and Shame) Game." A list of resources is included.Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
About the Author
Jessica Valenti called one of the Top 100 Inspiring Women in the world by The Guardian
is the author of four books on feminism, politics, and culture. Jessica is also the founder of Feministing.com, which Columbia Journalism Review
called head and shoulders above almost any writing on women's issues in mainstream media.” Her writing has appeared in The Washington Post, The Nation, The Guardian (UK), The American Prospect, Ms.
, and Bitch
Jessica received her Masters degree in Women's and Gender Studies from Rutgers University. She lives with her husband and daughter in Boston.
Read exclusive essays by Jessica Valenti from 2009