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Was Betty Friedan the Originator of “Gaslight Gatekeep Girlboss”?

While Friedan’s contributions to second-wave feminism were immense and influential, she, too, was a victim of patriarchy.

Witchy Women: 8 Spellbinding Books To Read for Women’s History Month

Literary witches are back in full force. For Women's History Month, pick up these books that feature witches in empowering ways.

What to Read When the World Feels Hopeless

The opposite of hopelessness is action. These books will help inspire and reassure you that, together, we can work to make the world better.

8 Essential Books About The Female Body That Dispel Misconceptions

These books correct misinformation surrounding women's health while also showing what role patriarchy has played in these misconceptions.

15 Incredible Leadership Books For Women

These leadership books for women offer great advice so that you can continue whacking at the ever-elusive glass ceiling.

Women’s Work, Women’s Words: Feminist Library History

Feminist librarians have fought for recognition through the decades: feminist history and women's library history are intertwined.

Of Women and Nature: Novels with an Ecofeminist Bent

These ecofeminist novels deconstruct and redefine the portrayal of women in literature, and explore nuanced depictions of the environment.

The Inheritance of Books and Patriarchal Narratives

One reader muses on the books she inherited and how, as an older reader, she noticed her inherited collection lacked diversity.

Beyond the Shiny, Tiny Statue: 5 Books By and About Mary Wollstonecraft

Celebrate the wild and creative life of an iconic writer, philosopher, and activist with these five books by and about Mary Wollstonecraft.

Poetry From the Suffrage Movement

We're sharing a bunch of really rad poetry from the Women's Suffrage Movement to get you amped up and ready to take on the world.