Feminism Reinventing the f-word by Nadia Abushanab Higgens explores the history of feminism in the U.S., then goes on to highlight twenty-first-century feminists who are pushing for diverse beauty standards, improved access to reproductive control, freedom from sexual violence, LGBTQ rights, affordable health care and individual expression of femininity. After reading this book, you will be able to respond to "Am I a feminist?" with an informed voice
Here We are: Feminism for the Real world edited by Kelly Jensen Forty-four voices write, draw and speak from many perspectives. They are serious, funny, personal and historical. The book includes comics, poetry, song lyrics, illustrations, interviews and lists. The writers, artists and dancers have contributed works about everything from body positivity to romance to gender identity to intersectionality to the greatest girl relationships in fiction. Feminists come in every shape, size, form and background. They believe that every person—regardless of gender, class, education, race, sexuality, or ability—deserves equality. Have you ever wanted to be a SUPERHEROINE? Join a FANDOM? Create the perfect EMPOWERING PLAYLIST? Understand exactly what it means to be a feminist in the 21st century? You’ve come to the right place.
Tessa's Picks, 6th-8th grade, Nonfiction, Social Justice, LGBTQ