Full Frontal Feminism

Full Frontal Feminism

A Young Woman's Guide to Why Feminism Matters

Book - 2007
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Baker & Taylor
The creator of Feministing.com presents evidence of the ongoing spirit of feminism that considers a wide range of topics from health and reproductive rights to violence and education, in a volume that challenges modern criticisms of today's young women and invites the newest generation to become comfortable with feminist activism. Original.

Perseus Publishing
Feminism isn't dead. It just isn't very cool anymore. Enter Full Frontal Feminism, a book that embodies the forward-looking messages that author Jessica Valenti propagated as founder of the popular website, Feministing.com.

This revised edition includes a new foreword by Valenti, reflecting upon what’s happened in the five years since Full Frontal Feminism was originally published. With new openers from Valenti in every chapter, the book covers a range of topics, including pop culture, health, reproductive rights, violence, education, relationships, and more.

Chapters include:
You’re a Hardcore Feminist. I Swear.
Feminists Do It Better (and Other Sex Tips)
Pop Culture Gone Wild
The Blame (and Shame) Game
If These Uterine Walls Could Talk
My Big Fat Unnecessary Wedding and Other Dating Diseases
?Real” Women Have Babies
I Promise I Won’t Say ?Herstory”
Boys Do Cry
Beauty Cult
Sex and the City Voters, My Ass

Valenti knows better than anyone that young women need a smart-ass book that deals with real-life issues in a style they can relate to. No rehashing the same old issues or belaboring where today's young women have gone wrong. Feminism should be something young women feel comfortable with. Full Frontal Feminism is sending out the message to readers?yeah, you're feminists, and that's actually pretty frigging cool.


Publisher Group West
Feminism isn't dead. It just isn't very cool anymore. Enter Full Frontal Feminism, a book that embodies the forward-looking messages that author Jessica Valenti propagates on her popular website, Feministing.com.

Covering a range of topics, including pop culture, health, reproductive rights, violence, education, relationships, and more, Valenti provides young women a primer on why feminism matters.

Valenti knows better than anyone that young women need a smart-ass book that deals with real-life issues in a style they can relate to. No rehashing the same old issues. No belaboring where today's young women have gone wrong. Feminism should be something young women feel comfortable with, something they can own. Full Frontal Feminism is sending out the message to readers — yeah, you're feminists, and that's actually pretty frigging cool.


Publisher: Emeryville, CA : Seal Press, 2007
ISBN: 9781580052016
1580052010
Branch Call Number: 305.42 VAL
Characteristics: 271 p. ; 21 cm

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aspenblain
Mar 26, 2014

As the cover says, this is a young woman's guide to why feminism matters. Being 18, I loved it. I've always been a little scared of the word feminism and the whole feminist movement, but this book washed away my fears and made me want to get involved now.

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