Caroline Norma reviews the bestselling “Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982,” a radical gift to #MeToo activists in the West, who are likely unfamiliar with the foundational Korean women’s liberation movement.
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Amanda Jette Knox, a well-known Canadian “mommy blogger” turned trans activist, with both a transgender-identified child and spouse, wrote about how her family and marriage survived two “male to female” gender transitions.
“Last Days at Hot Slit” provides a comprehensive view of some of Andrea Dworkin’s most powerful works, imagining a truly radical feminist vision of a world without dominance and subordination.
Bone up on your righteous man-hating this summer by rereading feminist classic, SCUM Manifesto.
“Trans*: A Quick and Quirky Account of Gender Variability” aims to clarify, but succeeds only in highlighting the lack of clarity which dominates transgender theory.
How did we get to the point where this reduction of women to bodies is accepted and even celebrated — not only among many men but also many women, even among some feminists?
‘Down Girl’ offers a compelling analysis of misogyny, but leaves pivotal questions unanswered.
Numerous ex-prostituted women spoke at Julie Bindel’s book launch in London, telling the raw, brutal truth about the sex industry.
In two new books, Heather Brunskell-Evans and Michele Moore question the ideologies and practices that promote medical/technological “solutions” to gender, and Renate Klein analyzes the surrogacy industry as a form of exploitation of women and trafficking in babies.
Meagan Tyler wanted to like “Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Tales of Extraordinary Women,” but was shocked to find Margaret Thatcher represented in the book.
Julie Bindel’s new book offers the most comprehensive analysis of the politics of the sex trade yet.
Jen Izaakson reviews Angela Nagle’s new book, “Kill All Normies.”
During a time when the popular focus on trans rights has led queer activists to question and ultimately condemn the concept of a biological woman, feminists need to pay attention. And this…
I just finished reading Jessa Crispin’s much-talked about new book and wonder if I’m the only one who did. With several reviews characterizing Why I Am Not a Feminist as “both feminist…
Now far in the rear view mirror, the (Bill) Clinton years seem like a turning point for contemporary social movement strategy. For that generation of young people onward, progressive politics was remade…