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Discussion Three: Women's Rights (Monday, March 20th)
Celebrate Women's History Month with a Women's Rights book group! Below is a list of awesome women's issues resources:   Books
  • Women, Race, & Class by Angela Davis
  • Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay
  • Shrill by Lindy West
  • Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the
  • Scapegoating of Femininity by Julia Serano
  • Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit
  • We Were Feminists Once by Andi Zeisler
  • Why I am not a Feminist: A Feminist Manifesto by Jessica Crispin
Fiction
  • The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
  • Beloved by Toni Morrison
  • Mothers, Tell Your Daughters by Bonnie Jo Campbell
  • Difficult Women by Roxane Gay
  • Shelter in Place by Alexander Maksik
Videos/Talks
  • Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's TED talk
  • Then-First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton's Remarks to the Fourth
  • Women's Conference in Beijing, China
  • Gloria Steinem in conversation with Salamishah Tillet at TEDx Women
  News Stories/Blog Posts
  • "My feminism will be intersectional or it will be bullshit" by Flavia Dzodan at Tiger Beatdown
  • "Can a Feminist be Pro-Life?' by Katha Pollit in The Nation
  • "A Feminism That Takes to the Streets: Today’s Women’s Strike is a rebuke to corporate feminism" by Ella Mahony at Jacobin
  • "Becoming Ugly" by Madeleine Davies at Jezebel
  • "Appropriating Audre: On the Need to Locate the Oppressor Within Us" by Aqdas Aftab at Bitch
  • "What do feminists owe Kellyanne Conway?" by Stassa Edwards at Jezebel.
  • "Why Have There Been So Many Trans Murders This Year?" by Samantha Allen at The Daily Beast
  Organizations to Support
  • DC Abortion Fund
  • Collective Action for Safe Spaces
  • DC Coalition against Domestic Violence
  • HIPS DC (supporting the health and rights of sex workers)
  • Planned Parenthood
  • Emily's List
  • Trans Lifeline
  • National Organization for Women
  • Feminist Majority Foundation
  • National Network of Abortion Funds