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young heroines>>> It's good that they teach young girls to be fearless, smart and to follow their hearts. It's too bad that women in movies are usually reduced to dumb sex objects. Why can't grown women be featured like this ?

11 Lessons We've Learned From Young Heroines in Literature

young heroines>>> It's good that they teach young girls to be fearless, smart and to follow their hearts. It's too bad that women in movies are usually reduced to dumb sex objects. Why can't grown women be featured like this ?

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The best argument for reading books…

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33 Books That Every Badass Woman Should Read

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Love using film to engage your students? Here are my top 5 films to use in high school ELA classes - for teaching critical theory, concepts in literature, writing, and debate!

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"A woman like me has a sword for a tongue, night in the heart and room in the body for only the mysterious -the impossible, infathomable things" -Segovia Amil,

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I got this book in 1994 from my parents Liberal friends. I don't remember paying much attention to it, or really reading it much. About to go read it!!

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We Should All be Feminists - by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Short single essay about the value of feminism and her experiences with people resisting it.

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Welcome To An All-Too Real Dystopia In First 'The Handmaid's Tale' Trailer | The Huffington Post

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SAY IT AGAIN FOR THE PEOPLE IN THE BACK

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35 Gifts For The Feminist Book Lover In Your Life

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Remind everyone that badgers dig in

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11 New and Recent Books for the Feminist Reader

The feminist book canon grows larger and more diverse every day, and that's something to celebrate.

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Pearl S. Buck, the Youngest Woman to Receive the Nobel Prize in Literature, on Art, Writing and the Nature of Creativity

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck, also known by her Chinese name Sai Zhenzhu, was an American writer and novelist. As the daughter of missionaries, Buck spent most of her life before 1934 in China. Her most famous book was The Good Earth.

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on the World of African Literature

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10 Essential Feminist Texts That Everyone Should Read

Heartbreaking and a bit controversial, but definitely worth a read... | Virginia Woolf - A Room of One's Own

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100 Must-Read Feminist Books

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15 Novels by Women That Every Woman Should Read

The good news is that there are so many amazing books by women out there that it would be impossible to get through them all, so we narrowed them down for you. Here are 15 incredible classics by women to check off your list.

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The New Classics: 21 Writers Tell Us Which Books They’d Add to the Canon

i keep recommending this to fans of the hunger games. It isn't as intense but it takes place in a similar future.

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This Bridge Called My Back Writings by Radical Women of Color - Edited by Cherríe L. Moraga and Gloria E. Anzaldúa with foreword by Toni Cade Bambara

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apparently it is ungraceful of me to mention my period in public cause the actual biology of my body is too real. it is okay to sell what's between a woman's legs more than it is okay to mention its inner workings. the recreational use of this body is seen as beautiful while its nature is seen as ugly

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25 books every girl should read before she turns 25

25 books every girl should read before she turns 25...There's a big hole where A Tree Grows in Brooklyn should be, but other than that, a good list.

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A Nonfiction Reading List in Honor of Carrie Fisher

A nonfiction reading list inspired by and in honor of Carrie Fisher.

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Reminds me of a time when my best friend when on a date with a guy she met on a dating app. When discussing the "close friends" they usually hang out with and asked what her friends did my bestie said "HR executive, Accountant, Engineer and one is doing Masters in English Literature". The guy replied "Are your friends all girls?" My friend: "Yes." Guy: "Oh, how come all of you so smart?" He wasn't impressed. Neither was she. He went on lamenting about how "less smart" he is and not because…

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