Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman's Guide to Why Feminism by Jessica Valenti

By Jessica Valenti

Now in its up-to-date moment version, Full Frontal Feminism is a booklet that keeps to embrace the forward-looking messages that writer Jessica Valenti propagated as founding father of the preferred web site, Feministing.com.

Full Frontal Feminism is a brilliant and relatable consultant to the problems that topic to today's younger women. This variation encompasses a new foreword by way of Valenti, reflecting upon what's occurred within the seven years considering the fact that Full Frontal Feminism used to be initially released. With new openers from Valenti in each bankruptcy, the publication covers quite a number subject matters, together with popular culture, wellbeing and fitness, reproductive rights, violence, schooling, relationships, and more.

Chapters include:
- You're a Hardcore Feminist. I Swear.
- Feminists Do It larger (and different intercourse Tips)
- popular culture long past Wild
- The Blame (and disgrace) Game
- If those Uterine partitions may possibly Talk
- fabric World
- My monstrous fats pointless marriage ceremony and different relationship Diseases
- “Real" ladies Have Babies
- I Promise I Won't Say “Herstory"
- Boys Do Cry
- good looks Cult
- Sex and the City citizens, My Ass
- a brief educational Aside
- Get to It

Since its unique booklet, Full Frontal Feminism has reassured readers—yeah, you're feminists, and that's really lovely cool.

Show description

Read Online or Download Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman's Guide to Why Feminism Matters PDF

Similar women's studies books

Between Women: Friendship, Desire, and Marriage in Victorian England

Girls in Victorian England wore jewellery made up of every one other's hair and wrote poems celebrating a long time of friendship. They pored over magazines that defined the damaging pleasures of corporal punishment. a number of had sexual relationships with one another, exchanged jewelry and vows, willed one another estate, and lived jointly in long term partnerships defined as marriages.

The Politically Incorrect Guide to Women, Sex, and Feminism (Politically Incorrect Guides)

We’ve been duped.

We have been raised to imagine lets have all of it. In university we have been advised that males weren’t useful. popular culture instructed us that career—not family—came first. the assumption of being a stay-at-home mother used to be for losers. And but are we happier than our moms or grandmothers, who grew up sooner than girls have been "liberated" by means of the sexual revolution? for lots of ladies, the answer's no. within the Politically fallacious Guide™ to ladies, intercourse, and Feminism, Carrie Lukas, a tender occupation girl and new mom, units the list directly: correcting the lies ladies were instructed and slamming the door at the screaming harpies of NOW, feminist professors, and the remainder of the bra-burners who've performed a lot to break women’s lives.

Bet your feminist instructor by no means instructed you:

* Women’s lib has "liberated" males from having to dedicate, "freed" girls from marriage, and infrequently "unshackled" ladies from having a kin. * greater than ever, ladies of their twenties and thirties reside on my own, are discarded via boyfriends after "living together," and are gazing their organic clocks tick prior the purpose of no go back. * girls nonetheless favor males who're breadwinners and will guard them bodily.

Abortion and Public Policy:: An Interdisciplinary Investigation within the Catholic Tradition.

The continuing debate over abortion serves as a transparent indication that the very best court docket determination of 1973 did little to settle the query of abortion's legitimacy. If something, actually, the talk has grown, with extra strident voices and, at times, extra violent dimensions than ever earlier than. On either side, the controversy has been ruled by way of passionate yet no longer regularly rational arguments.

Dancing the Tao : Le Guin and Moral Development

Dancing the Tao: Le Guin and ethical improvement takes an unique method of Ursula okay. Le Guin's paintings - speculative fiction, poetry and kid's literature through contemplating her Taoist upbringing after which searching through the lens of ethical improvement theorists comparable to Carol Gilligan and Mary box Belenky and psychologists similar to Lenore Terr and Jennifer J.

Additional resources for Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman's Guide to Why Feminism Matters

Sample text

So imagine my surprise when I found out that I was just a used-up piece of trash (or candy) without it. Remember how back in the day, your virginity was a valuable commodity and your “purity” was pretty much what your dad banked on to get a good price for when you got married? You think that’s all in the past? Not even close. 25 FULL FRON TAL FEMIN ISM One of the most disturbing stories I’ve ever heard was about Jessica Simpson and her dad, Joe. A gossip mag reported that during a ceremony when Jessica was twelve years old, Joe made her promise to stay a virgin until marriage.

While a lesbian makeout session may be a fake expression of lust to some, it’s an awesome, authentic experience to others, so if you want to make out with a girl, go for it. It’s about the consciousness behind your decisions. Many younger women know what we 54 Pop Culture Gone Wild want and go for it. And that’s nothing to apologize for. But if you’re doing something you wouldn’t normally want to do, or if the only thought behind something sexual is Please god, let him like me, you may be in trouble.

White, skinny waist, big boobs, long legs, full lips, great hair—a conglomeration of body parts put together to create the “perfect” woman we’re all supposed to be. And if we’re not, we’re scorned. Nothing worse than being the ugly girl, right? 46 Pop Culture Gone Wild But it’s not just looks that make you “hot”—beauty standards are a whole other conversation. It’s being accessible— to men, in particular. To be truly hot in this never-never land of tits and ass, we have to be constantly available—to be looked at, touched, and fucked.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.49 of 5 – based on 35 votes