Full Frontal Feminism (Paperback)

A Young Woman's Guide to Why Feminism Matters

By Jessica Valenti

Seal Press, 9781580055611, 288pp.

Publication Date: July 22, 2014

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Description

Newly revised and updated, the #1 must-read book for a new generation of feminists who refuse to accept anything less than equality and justice for all women

Now in its updated second edition, Full Frontal Feminism embodies the forward-looking messages that bestselling author Jessica Valenti propagated as founder of the popular website, Feministing.com. Smart and relatable, the book serves as a complete guide to the issues that matter to today's young women, including health, equal pay, reproductive rights, violence, education, relationships, sexual independence and safety, the influence of pop culture, 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
Material World
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
A Quick Academic Aside
Get to It

Since its original publication, Full Frontal Feminism has informed, inspired, and assured readers with the ultimate message of truth: You a feminist, and that's pretty cool.


About the Author

Jessica Valenti, called one of the Top 100 Inspiring Women in the world by The Guardian, is the bestselling author of four books on feminism, politics, and culture. Jessica is also the founder of Feministing.com, which Columbia Journalism Review called "head and shoulders above almost any writing on women's issues in mainstream media." Her writing has appeared in The Washington Post, The Nation, The Guardian (UK), The American Prospect, Ms. magazine, Salon, and Bitch magazine.

Jessica received her Masters degree in Women's and Gender Studies from Rutgers University. She lives with her husband and daughter in Boston.


Praise For Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman's Guide to Why Feminism Matters

"Arresting, entertaining and serious."
--The New York Times

"If feminism is enjoying a revival among young women, much of the credit should go to women such as Jessica Valenti."
--The Guardian

"Valenti's writing has a wonderful defiant quality reminiscent of the days of the movement's youth."
--The Washington Post