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Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne)

Summary: A powerful study of the women's liberation movement in the U.S., from abolitionist days to the present, that demonstrates how it has always been hampered by the racist and classist biases of its leaders. From the widely revered and legendary political activist and scholar Angela Davis.--Publisher website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1983

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 DAV

Summary: The award-winning documentary film tells the poignant, untold stories of female jazz and big band instrumentalists and their fascinating, history-making journeys from the late 30s to the present day. The many first-hand accounts of the challenges faced by these talented women provide a glimpse into decades of racism and sexism that have existed in America.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Virgil Films 2015

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC GIR

Summary: Examines "hyper-masculinity" as a destructive force in the personal development and socialization of boys and young men. Discusses the roles of popular culture and peer pressure in influencing boys to adopt a masculine pose.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Virgil Films 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MAS

Felix, Rebecca

Summary: Readers learn about the #WomensMarch, movement from the campaign for women's suffrage, to legislation safeguarding reproductive rights and protecting them from sexual harassment, to the 2017 and 2018 Women's Marches and the continued fight for gender equality and social justice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Publishing 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.4 FEL

Friedman, Jaclyn

Summary: "What bestselling authors like Sheryl Sandberg and Brigid Schulte have done for women's work lives, Jaclyn Friedman does here for women's sexuality: spark a culture-wide rethink about what's accepted as normal, urging us all to try for something better. Not only that: she does it with warmth, irreverence, and candor reminiscent of Roxane Gay in Bad Feminist, and the fiery conviction of her own...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seal Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 FRI

Germano, Kate

Summary: The Marine Corps continues to be the only service where men and women train separately in boot camp or basic training. This segregation negatively affects interaction with male marines later on, and, lower expectations of female recruits are actively maintained and encouraged. But Lieutenant Colonel Kate Germano arrived at the Fourth Recruit Training Battalion at Parris Island--which...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GERMANO, KATE GER

Davis, Heath Fogg

Summary: Goes beyond transgender to question the need for gender classification. Beyond Trans pushes the conversation on gender identity to its limits: questioning the need for gender categories in the first place. Whether on birth certificates or college admissions applications or on bathroom doors, why do we need to mark people and places with sex categories? Do they serve a real purpose or are these...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.7 DAV

Koven, Suzanne

Summary: "A poignant, funny, personal exploration of authenticity in work and life by a woman doctor. In 2017, Dr. Suzanne Koven published an essay describing the challenges faced by women doctors, including her own personal struggle with "imposter syndrome"-a long-held, secret belief that she was not smart enough or good enough to be a "real" doctor. Accessed nearly 300,000 times by readers around the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KOVEN, SUZANNE KOV

Valenti, Jessica.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seal Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42097 VAL

Van Natten, Donna

Summary: "Learn how to spot the lies and deceptions of our politicians in action. You can't turn on the television, check your phone, or scroll through social media without being besieged with political headlines and the "Who's Who" of today's news. With so much spoon-fed to us by the media, fake news, and from politicians themselves, it's time to take the reins and control what you see, feel, and know...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153.6 VAN

Bordo, Susan

Summary: "A play-by-play of the political forces (both right and left) and media culture that vilified Hillary Clinton during her 2016 Presidential campaign, from cultural critic and feminist scholar Susan Bordo. The Destruction of Hillary Clintonis an answer to the question we've all been asking: How did an extraordinarily well-qualified, experienced, and admired candidate--whose victory would have...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324 BOR

Thomas, William G.

Summary: The story of the longest and most complex legal challenge to slavery in American history, in which a number of enslaved families challenged their bondage in court.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.3 THO

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