Facebook COO Sandberg: A Symbol of New Wave of Feminism?

The San Francisco  Chronicle recently had an interesting piece on Facebook‘s Chief Operating Officer (COO), Sheryl Sandberg.  Named Forbes magazine 5th most powerful woman in the world…

Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism, and the Future

Debate on the state of feminism is not lacking these days among veterans of the fight for women’s rights and the women’s movement, some of whom feel young women take for granted the gains they struggled for, and among conservatives and even middle-of-the-roaders, who argue feminism has outlived its usefulness.

Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman’s Guide to Why Feminism Matters

In this book, Jessica Valenti, whose work has appeared in Salon, The Guardian, and The Nation, introduces feminism to young women and teen girls on their own terms. While working for the NOW legal defense fund in 2004, Valenti founded the popular website Feministing in response to what she felt was dismissal from older feminists.

Feminism: What Does It Mean Today?

In the fall of 2007, two 23 year olds, Emma Bernstein and Nona Willis Aronowitz set out on a road trip across the U.S. to ask 20 somethings what feminism means to them. They interviewed about 250 women in 25 cities, and their story is told in the new book, Girldrive: Criss-Crossing America, Redefining Feminism. 

On the Upcoming Documentary, My So-Called Selfish Life, by Therese Shechter

Filmmaker Therese Shechter is currently running a Kickstarter Campaign for her film on childfree women, My So-Called Selfish Life. Here’s the trailer:

Bad Feminist: Essays, by Roxane Gay

by Brittany Brolley In the introduction of Bad Feminist: Essays Roxane Gay writes, “I openly embrace the label of bad feminist. I do so because I am flawed and human.”