Feminism isn't dead. It just isn't very cool anymore. Enter Full Frontal Feminism, a book that embodies the forward-looking messages that author Jessica Valenti propagated as founder of the popular website, Feministing.com.
This revised edition includes a new foreword by Valenti, reflecting upon what’s happened in the five years since Full Frontal Feminism was originally published. With new openers from Valenti in every chapter, the book covers a range of topics, including pop culture, health, reproductive rights, violence, education, relationships, and more.
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
My Big Fat Unnecessary Wedding and Other Dating Diseases
Real” Women Have Babies
I Promise I Won’t Say Herstory”
Boys Do Cry
Sex and the City Voters, My Ass
Valenti knows better than anyone that young women need a smart-ass book that deals with real-life issues in a style they can relate to. No rehashing the same old issues or belaboring where today's young women have gone wrong. Feminism should be something young women feel comfortable with. Full Frontal Feminism is sending out the message to readers yeah, you're feminists, and that's actually pretty frigging cool.
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Jessica Valenti--called one of the Top 100 Inspiring Women in the world by "The Guardian"--is the 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 New York.
"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."
"Full Frontal Feminism shows us feminism is alive and well and kicking all kinds of oppressive male ass."
"Full Frontal Feminism is an irreverent guide to why young women should embrace the F-word."
—New York Magazine
"Full Frontal Feminism tackles serious feminist issues with a sense of humor and justified anger."
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