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Black Feminist Anthologies by Gail Chester

Black Feminist Anthologies by Gail Chester Of this list of great Black feminist anthologies, the only British one is the wonderful New Daughters of Africa: an international anthology of writing by women of African descent, edited by Margaret Busby, Hove: Myriad Editions, 2019. So

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Transgender Positive books for Children and Young Adults By Sarah O’Mahoney

Transgender Positive books for Children and Young Adults By Sarah O’Mahoney Julián Is a Mermaid By Jessica Love Age 2+ years  While riding the subway home from the pool with his abuela one day, Julián notices three women spectacularly dressed

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On international anti-gender wars & the importance of intersectional feminist solidarity

On international anti-gender wars & the importance of intersectional feminist solidarity By Magda Oldziejewska Over the past couple of months, the Feminist Library has organised a number of online events. As much as the lockdown has meant that we have had

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In conversation with members of Sisterwrite Collective

In conversation with members of Sisterwrite Collective 30th May 2020 To celebrate #indiebookshopweek, members of our collective, Gail Chester and Magda Oldziejewska, have written up a bit of feminist herstory, based on our recent interview with former members of the Sisterwrite

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The Story of Sidonie C: Freud’s Famous “Case of Female Homosexuality” Ines Rieder & Diana Voigt – Review by Kitty Winslet

The Story of Sidonie C: Freud’s Famous “Case of Female Homosexuality” By Ines Rieder & Diana Voigt Review by Kitty Winslet ‘Once when I expounded to her a specifically important part of the theory…she replied in an inimitable tone, “oh,

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Lockdown Library by Zoë Fairbairns

Lockdown Library by Zoë Fairbairns Which aspects of lockdown have been worst for you? The queues? The propaganda? The loneliness? That sinister symptom you developed? I’ve been through all of the above. But they were nothing compared to the rage

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Volunteer reading recommendations for Pride!

Volunteer reading recommendations for Pride! Some of our volunteers let us know what they have enjoyed reading during Pride month… Mattie recommends ‘Trans: a memoir’ by Juliet Jacques, London: Verso, 2015 Mattie says “Initially, a book that sought to ‘address readers

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Poland Group Abortion Speak Out, an Abortion Manifesto

                              We have received news of the first in Poland Group Abortion Speak Out, an Abortion Manifesto, elaborated and signed by a few dozen brave people:   Abortion

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Book Recommendations – Children’s and Young Adult Fiction by Sarah O’Mahoney

Book Recommendations –  from the Feminist Library’s collective. This month, Sarah O’Mahoney shares some of her favourite children’s and young adult’s fiction books. Fox called Herbert by Margaret Sturton, age 2-4 years  Meet Herbert: the rabbit who knows he was born to be

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Press Release: Feminist Library welcomes Nadia Whittle MP to the first of its webinars on ‘Care’

29th May 2020. For Immediate Release. Feminist Library welcomes Nadia Whittome MP to the first of its webinars on ‘Care’ Building a feminist world – finding our way out of crisis  Launch events: Thursday 4th June 7 p.m. (BST)  – Care workers in

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