From Beyonce's Lemonade to The Force Awakens to the 2016 Ghostbusters reboot, the entertainment industry seems to be embracing the power of women like never before. But with more feminist content come..
Peter Ackroyd is our preeminent chronicler of London. In Queer City, he looks at the metropolis in a whole new way - through the history and experiences of its gay population. In Roman Londinium the p..
Today, the options and freedoms on offer to LGBTQ+ people living in the West are greater than ever before. But is same-sex marriage, improved media visibility and corporate endorsement all it's cracke..
Activist-academic Meg-John Barker and cartoonist Julia Scheele illuminate the histories of queer thought and LGBTQ+ action in this groundbreaking non-fiction graphic novel. From identity politics and ..
Often pushed to the margins, queer, transgender and gender non-conforming survivors have been organizing in anti-violence work since the birth of the movement. Queering Sexual Violence: Radical Voices..
"This is not a book. This is a guest list for a party of my heroes. Thank you for inviting us."--Lemony Snicket, author of A Series of Unfortunate Events books "I feel honored to be included in this ..
An edited collection Silvia Federici's work, spanning over twenty years, in which she provides a detailed history and critique of the politics of the commons from a feminist perspective. In her clear ..
How we present ourselves to others and how our identities are represented in society is something that we have to negotiate every day. For members of the trans community - transgender, transsexual or ..
Rape, claims Ann J. Cahill, affects not only those women who are raped, but all women who experience their bodies as rapable and adjust their actions and self-images accordingly. Rethinking Rape count..
Do you have to think that prostitution is good to support sex worker rights? How do sex worker rights fit with feminist and anti-capitalist politics? Is criminalising clients progressive - and can the..
'Compelling. What does it mean to be a man? Finally, we're talking about it. This book is the conversation we need to have-with each other, our sons and fathers.' Peter FitzSimons, bestselling author..
Who would I be if I lived in a world that didn t hate women? Hailed by the Washington Post as one of the most visible and successful feminists of her generation, Jessica Valenti has been leading the ..
This book examines how digital communications technologies have transformed modern societies, with profound effects both for everyday life, and for everyday crimes. Sexual violence, which is recognize..
The purpose of this edited volume is to examine the disconnect in the sexual violence prevention field between legislation, research and practice. The work is focused primarily on United States polic..
Sexuality and the Stories of Indigenous People is a collection of 17 essays that explore aspects of being takatapui. The traditional meaning of takatapui is 'an intimate companion of the same sex', bu..
Charlotte McGann tells the story of human sexuality from the days of the hunter gatherers through to modern times. She explores the attitudes of the ancient Greeks and Romans to sex - and at the many ..
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..
An inspirational collection of women's speeches that have changed our world, and the conversation. So Here I Am is a celebration of empowering speeches by women throughout history and today. History h..
'There is something special about literature ...that addresses our innermost sexual and amatory selves. Gay stories offer us vindication, fellowship, validation and a sense of shared identity that we ..
A fascinating account of the birth of gay liberation and a replay of the turbulent, society-changing '60s."-San Francisco Chronicle "Illuminating...a vivid and stirring recreation of the Stonewall rio..
"Mike Madrid is doing God's work...mak[ing] accessible a lost, heady land of female adventure." --ComicsAlliance "Sharp and lively ...[Madrid] clearly loves this stuff. And he's enough of a historian..
Testosterone Rex is the powerful myth that squashes hopes of sex equality by telling us that men and women have evolved different natures. Fixed in an ancestral past that rewarded competitive men and ..
There are some things worth getting angry about... In That F Word: Growing up Feminist in Aotearoa, award-winning columnist, musician and activist Lizzie Marvelly tells the story of New Zealand's fem..
On January 7, 1980, in the run-up to the publication of Thy Neighbor's Wife, Gay Talese received an anonymous letter from a man in Colorado. 'Since learning of your long awaited study of coast-to-coas..
Taking sexual violence in the form of rape and hetero-psychological/physical abuse, trafficking, and harassment as a point of departure, the authors of this volume explore questions about the relation..
Tomorrow Will Be Different recounts McBride?s lifelong struggle with gender identity. After coming out publicly as transgender in a viral post while serving as her college?s student body president, sh..
Shortlisted for The Green Carnation Prize 2014 'This is not a fairytale. This is a story about how sex and money and power police our dreams.' Clear-eyed, witty and irreverent, Laurie Penny is as ruth..
'She showed great courage and commitment in reporting from Burma and exemplified my belief that the best journalists are also the nicest' - Aung San Suu Kyi 'One of the most distinguished television j..
In 2012, Annie Clark and Andrea Pino, then 23 and 20, and both survivors of campus rapes devised a legal argument that would, for the first time, hold universities accountable for mishandling student ..
A personal and powerful essay from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the bestselling author of 'Americanah' and 'Half of a Yellow Sun', based on her 2013 TEDx Talk of the same name. What does "feminism" mean ..
Powerful and necessary, a state-of-the-nation portrait of America under Obama from the prize-winning, bestselling author of Between the World and Me From 2008-2016, the leader of the free world was a ..
Feminism has hit the big time. Once a dirty word brushed away with a grimace, "feminist" has been rebranded as a shiny label sported by movie and pop stars, fashion designers, and multi-hyphenate powe..
Except for the foundational belief that rape is a crime, with a criminal and a victim, I will not take anything else for granted.Sohaila Abdulali was gang-raped as a teenager in Mumbai. Indignant at t..
It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we can expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest. When Adam Smith wrote that all our actions stem from..
Of the 200,000 years homo sapiens has been wandering this planet, this has to be the most absurd and challenging time to be a man...How can you hunt and gather in an open-plan office? Is monogamy figh..
In 1985 Jeanette Winterson's first novel, "Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit", was published. It was Jeanette's version of the story of a terraced house in Accrington, an adopted child, and the thwarted ..
Jessa Crispin, cultural critic and founder of Bookslut, offers a brilliant rejection of contemporary feminism-and demands something better. Somewhere along the way, Jessa Crispin argues, the feminist..
In June 2015, Nobel Laureate Tim Hunt resigned from the Faculty of Life Sciences at University College London after making a dismissive remark about female scientists.The incident is just the tip of t..
The argument of this book can be summed up succinctly- unregulated capitalism is bad for women, and if we adopt some ideas from socialism, women will have better lives. If done properly, socialism lea..
'I need a wife' It's a common joke among women juggling work and family. But it's not actually a joke. Having a spouse who takes care of things at home is a Godsend on the domestic front. It's a poten..
"Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth". (Erma Bombeck). Women are never at a loss to express themselves, and smart women will have something to say for every occasion. "Wise Wome..
Why the popular resonance of 'mansplaining' (despite the intense dislike of the term felt by many men)? It hits home for us because it points straight to what it feels likenot to be taken seriously: a..
Britain's best-known classicist Mary Beard, is also a committed and vocal feminist. With wry wit, she revisits the gender agenda and shows how history has treated powerful women. Her examples range fr..
It's 125 years since New Zealand women won the right to vote. But the battle for the right to so much else is ongoing. This first volume in the Te Papa `Thinking About' series is published to mark the..