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Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love and So Much More
Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love and So Much More
by Janet Mock
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In a landmark book, an extraordinary young woman recounts her coming-of-age as a transgender teen — a deeply personal and empowering portrait of self-revelation, adversity, and heroism. In 2011, Marie Claire magazine published a profile of Janet... (read more)

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How to Be a Woman
How to Be a Woman
by Caitlin Moran
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Though they have the vote and the Pill and haven't been burned as witches since 1727, life isn't exactly a stroll down the catwalk for modern women. They are beset by uncertainties and questions: Why are they supposed to get Brazilians? Why do bras hurt?... (read more)

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Sister Outsider: Essays & Speeches
Sister Outsider: Essays & Speeches
by Audre Lorde
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Presenting the essential writings of black lesbian poet and feminist writer Audre Lorde, SISTER OUTSIDER celebrates an influential voice in twentieth-century literature. In this charged collection of fifteen essays and speeches, Lorde takes on sexism... (read more)

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The Chalice and the Blade: Our History, Our Future
The Chalice and the Blade: Our History, Our Future
by Riane Eisler
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The legacy ofthe sacred feminine The Chalice and the Blade tells a new story of our cultural origins. It showsthat warfare and the war of the sexes are neither divinely nor biologicallyordained. It provides verification that a better future is possible... (read more)

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A Queer History of the United States (ReVisioning American History)
A Queer History of the United States (ReVisioning American History)
by Michael Bronski
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Winner of a 2012 Stonewall Book Award in nonfiction A Queer History of the United States is more than a “who’s who” of queer history: it is a book that radically challenges how we understand American history. Drawing upon primary-source... (read more)

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Straight: The Surprisingly Short History of Hetrosexuality
Straight: The Surprisingly Short History of Hetrosexuality
by Hanne Blank
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Like the typewriter and the light bulb, the heterosexual was invented in the 1860s and swiftly transformed Western culture. The idea of “the heterosexual” was unprecedented. After all, men and women had been having sex, marrying, building... (read more)

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The Mayor of Castro Street: The Life and Times of Harvey Milk
The Mayor of Castro Street: The Life and Times of Harvey Milk
by Randy Shilts
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Known as The Mayor of Castro Street even before he was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, Harvey Milk's personal life, public career, and final assassination reflect the dramatic emergence of the gay community as a political power in... (read more)

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Geek Girls Unite: How Fangirls, Bookworms, Indie Chicks, and Other Misfits Are Taking Over the World
Geek Girls Unite: How Fangirls, Bookworms, Indie Chicks, and Other Misfits Are Taking Over the World
by Leslie Simon
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What do Amy Poehler, Bjork, Felicia Day, Martha Stewart, Miranda July, and Zooey Deschanel have in common? Theyre just a few of the amazing women proving that “geek” is no longer a four-letter word. In recent years, male geeks have taken the... (read more)

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In the Body of the World: A Memoir
In the Body of the World: A Memoir
by Eve Ensler
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From the bestselling author of The Vagina Monologues and one of Newsweek's 150 Women Who Changed the World, a visionary memoir of separation and connection — to the body, the self, and the world. Playwright, author, and activist Eve Ensler has... (read more)

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The Sexy Book of Sexy Sex
The Sexy Book of Sexy Sex
by Kristin Schaal and Rich Blomquist
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The Sexy Book of Sexy Sex is nothing short of awesomely awesome. It's a hilarious pastiche of sex how-to (and how-not-to), erotic tales, charts, graphs, and more. There's even some slash fiction that will forever sully your dear memories of ALF and the... (read more)

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Cunt: A  Declaration of Independence
Cunt: A Declaration of Independence
by Inga Muscio and Betty Dodson
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This book is for any woman who has been frustrated at the world but doesn't know why. Muscio is unforgiving and blunt in her delivery of her fantastically liberating experiences that make her a woman. Relatable, funny, and completely shocking at times... (read more)

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Female Chauvinist Pigs: Women and the Rise of Raunch Culture
Female Chauvinist Pigs: Women and the Rise of Raunch Culture
by Ariel Levy
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Meet the Female Chauvinist Pig -- the new brand of "empowered woman" who embraces "raunch culture" wherever she finds it. In her groundbreaking book, andlt;iandgt;New Yorkandlt;/iandgt; magazine writer Ariel Levy argues that, if male chauvinist pigs of... (read more)

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Fortunes of Feminism: From State-Managed Capitalism to Neoliberal Crisis
Fortunes of Feminism: From State-Managed Capitalism to Neoliberal Crisis
by Nancy Fraser
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Nancy Fraser is Loeb Professor of Philosophy and Politics at the New School for Social Research, Einstein Fellow of the city of Berlin, and holder of the “Global Justice” Chair at the Collège d’études mondiales in Paris... (read more)

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In the Body of the World: A Memoir of Cancer and Connection
In the Body of the World: A Memoir of Cancer and Connection
by Eve Ensler
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Playwright, author, and activist Eve Ensler has devoted her life to the female body — how to talk about it, how to protect and value it. Yet she spent much of her life disassociated from her own body — a disconnection brought on by her... (read more)

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Queer America: A People's Glbt History of the United States
Queer America: A People's Glbt History of the United States
by Vicki L Eaklor
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Placing GLBT people at the center of the history of the twentieth century, Vicki L. Eaklors Queer America: A Peoples GLBT History of the United States is a major new effort to popularize a long-overlooked chapter in the American experience. Written in... (read more)

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The Origins of Sex: A History of the First Sexual Revolution
The Origins of Sex: A History of the First Sexual Revolution
by Faramerz Dabhoiwala
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A man admits that, when drunk, he tried to have sex with an eighteen-year-old girl; she is arrested and denies they had intercourse, but finally begs God's forgiveness. Then she is publicly hanged alongside her attacker. These events took place in 1644... (read more)

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Swoon: Great Seducers and Why Women Love Them
Swoon: Great Seducers and Why Women Love Them
by Betsy Prioleau
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Contrary to popular myth and dogma, the men who consistently beguile women belie the familiar stereotypes: satanic rake, alpha stud, slick player, Mr. Nice, or big-money mogul. As Betsy Prioleau, author of Seductress, points out in this surprising... (read more)

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Women's Ways of Knowing: The Development of Self, Voice, and Mind
Women's Ways of Knowing: The Development of Self, Voice, and Mind
by Mary F Belenky
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Despite the progress of the womens movement, many women still feel silenced in their families and schools. This moving and insightful bestseller, based on in-depth interviews with 135 women, explains why they feel this way. Updated with a new preface... (read more)

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Man down: Proof beyond a Reasonable Doubt That Women Are Better Cops, Drivers, Gamblers, Spies, World Leaders, Beer Tasters, Hedge Fund Managers, and Just about Everything Else
Man down: Proof beyond a Reasonable Doubt That Women Are Better Cops, Drivers, Gamblers, Spies, World Leaders, Beer Tasters, Hedge Fund Managers, and Just about Everything Else
by Dan Abrams
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In a book chock full of trivia, the author argues that women are better than men in just about every way imaginable, from managing money to flying planes to living longer. 50,000 first printing.... (read more)

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Darling: A Spiritual Autobiography
Darling: A Spiritual Autobiography
by Richard Rodriguez
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An award–winning writer delivers a major reckoning with religion, place, and sexuality in the aftermath of 9/11 Hailed in The Washington Post as “one of the most eloquent and probing public intellectuals in America,” Richard Rodriguez... (read more)

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