Believe Me: How Trusting Women Can Change the World

Believe Me: How Trusting Women Can Change the WorldWhat would happen if we believed women A groundbreaking anthology offers a potent rallying cry and theory of change Harvey Weinstein Bill Cosby Donald Trump The most famous abusers in modern American history are finally starting to be outed for what they are Women are speaking up and risking

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Why We Can't Sleep: Women's New Midlife Crisis

Why We Can't Sleep: Women's New Midlife CrisisWhen Ada Calhoun found herself in the throes of a midlife crisis, she thought that she had no right to complain She was married with children and a good career So why did she feel miserable And why did it seem that other Generation X women were miserable, too Calhoun decided to find some

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Yale Needs Women

Yale Needs WomenIf Yale was going to keep its standing as one of the top two or three colleges in the nation, the availability of women was an amenity it could no longer do without In the summer of 1969, from big cities to small towns, young women across the country sent in applications to Yale University for

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A Black Women's History of the United States

A Black Women's History of the United StatesA revealing history at once sobering and empowering showing Black women s expansive contributions since the 1600s Spanning over 400 years, this book, written by two award winning Black women historians, prioritizes all voices from poor and working class domestics to middle class reform women to

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You Have the Right to Remain Fat

You Have the Right to Remain FatGrowing up as a fat girl, Virgie Tovar believed that her body was something to be fixed But after two decades of dieting and constant guilt, she was over it and gave herself the freedom to trust her own body again Ever since, she s been helping others to do the same Tovar is hungry for a world

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Why I Am Not a Feminist: A Feminist Manifesto

Why I Am Not a Feminist: A Feminist ManifestoAre you a feminist Do you believe women are human beings and that they deserve to be treated as such That women deserve all the same rights and liberties bestowed upon men If so, then you are a feminist or so the feminists keep insisting But somewhere along the way, the movement for female

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The Handmaid's Tale (The Handmaid's Tale, #1)

The Handmaid's Tale (The Handmaid's Tale, #1)Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are no longer allowed to read She must lie on her back once a month and pray that the Commander makes

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