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Caletti, Deb

Summary: When Charlotte wins a scholarship to a writing workshop in Venice with the charismatic and brilliant Luca Bruni, it's a dream come true. Writing is her passion, she loves Bruni's books, and going to that romantic and magical sinking city gives her the chance to solve a long-time family mystery about a Venetian poet deep in their lineage, Isabella Di Angelo, who just might be the real author of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC CAL

Bardhan-Quallen, Sudipta

Summary: Illustrations and simple, rhyming text follow chicks of all ilks as they work together to puzzle out how to respond to a sign forbidding chicks from attending the Rocket Club meeting.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2019

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Summary: A stirring look at three women striving to forge their own paths amidst the wide-open plains of the American Northwest: a lawyer who finds herself contending with both office sexism and a hostage situation; a wife and mother whose determination to build her dream home puts her at odds with the men in her life; and a young law student who forms an ambiguous bond with a lonely ranch hand. A...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2017

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3 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CER
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF CER

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE CER

Colwell, Rita R.

Summary: A memoir-manifesto from the first female director of the National Science Foundation about the entrenched sexism in science, the elaborate detours women have taken to bypass the problem, and how to fix the system.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COLWELL, RITA COL

Priemaza, Anna

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Summary: Lainey's brother, aka YouTube superstar Codemeister, is funny and charming online, but behind closed doors Cody is a sexist jerk. SamTheBrave came to this year's con with one mission: meeting Codemeister-- and creating the big break he needs. ShadowWillow is already a successful streamer; when her fans start shipping her with Code, Shadow concocts a plan to turn the rumors to her advantage....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC PRI

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

Bates, Laura

Summary: "They told you that you need to be thin and beautiful. They told you to wear longer skirts, avoid going out late at night, and move in groups--never accept drinks from a stranger, and wear shoes you can run in more easily than heels. They told you to wear just enough make-up to look presentable but not enough to be a slut; to dress to flatter your apple, pear, hourglass figure, but not to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2017

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.2 BAT

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

Kiely, Brendan

Summary: At Fullbrook Academy, where tradition reigns supreme, James Baxter and Jules Devereux take on privilege, sexism, and the importance of consent.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC KIE

Summary: A double portrait of a young boy slowly coming out of the closet and of the lady that was, even more than his mother, the woman in his life, his grandmother. The film takes viewers on an intimate journey where Caroline, a flamboyant 90-year-old grandmother, and her filmmaker grandson Stephane explore the development and transmission of gender identity in a patriarchal environment. Stephane...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DOC MAD

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Summary: The prequel to Prime suspect set in North London in the 1970s. Jane Tennison is a young police recruit in a decidedly man's world.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV PRI

Lee, Mackenzi

Summary: A year after a whirlwind grand tour with her brother Monty, Felicity Montague has returned to England with two goals in mind: avoid the marriage proposal of a lovestruck suitor from Edinburgh and enroll in medical school. But the administrators, see men as the sole guardians of science. When a doctor she idolizes marries an friend of hers in Germany, Felicity believes he could change her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC LEE

Summary: In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women's movement, the 1973 tennis match between women's world champion Billie Jean King and ex-men's-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time, reaching 90 million viewers around the world. As the rivalry between King and Riggs kicked into high gear, off-court each was fighting...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BAT PG-13

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ba

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BAT

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Battle 2017

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: When a young woman spends the night with an alleged terrorist, her quiet, ordered life falls into ruins. The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum portrays an anxious era in West Germany amid a crumbling postwar political consensus. Katharina, though innocent, suddenly becomes a suspect, falling prey to a vicious smear campaign by the police and a ruthless tabloid journalist that tests the limits of her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN LOS

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

Hamad, Ruby

Summary: "Taking us from the slave era, when white women fought in court to keep "ownership" of their slaves, through the centuries of colonialism, when they offered a soft face for brutal tactics, to the modern workplace, White Tears/Brown Scars tells a charged story of white women's active participation in campaigns of oppression. It offers a long overdue validation of the experiences of women of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Catapult 2020

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Jackson, Gabrielle

Summary: "One in ten women worldwide have endometriosis, yet it is funded at 5% of the rate of diabetes; women are half as likely to be treated for a heart attack as men and twice as likely to die six months after discharge; over half of women who are eventually diagnosed with an autoimmune disease will be told they are hypochondriacs or have a mental illness. These are just a few of the shocking...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greystone Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613 JAC

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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Sussman, Elissa

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Hayley Saffitz, a confident, ambitious, aspiring animation director, participates in her idol's summer program but must risk her blossoming relationship with his son if she is to prove she is as talented as the boys.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2021

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Summary: What is to be done when chromosomal abnormalities or an accident leave a baby with what is known as "ambiguous genitalia"? In this program, ABC News correspondent Dr. Nancy Snyderman investigates the once-accepted belief that surgical sex assignment would determine gender in such cases. The studies of Johns Hopkins child psychiatrist William Reiner and pioneering medical researcher Milton...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: As the late CBS News correspondent Harry Reasoner sardonically warns, this program is unabashedly a "broadcast prepared by men and makes no claim to being fair." In this cinematic essay produced in 1967, Reasoner takes the liberty to speak on behalf of men, offering a reassessment of the way they regard women and women regard themselves. Given developments of the Feminist movement at the time,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: In this two-part program, noted American poet Robert Bly and Bill Moyers explore how men think about themselves, their fathers, their sons, and their roles in society. Bly discusses the need for intimate emotional contact between fathers and sons, and talks about how his own poor relationship with an alcoholic father deprived him of the ability to express grief. He laments the loss of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Opponents of gay marriage call it an attempt to obtain preferential treatment in the eyes of the law. Supporters see it as an opportunity to abolish the inherent discrimination against same-sex couples that exists in a non-inclusive legal definition of marriage. This ABC News program uses the landmark Lawrence v. Texas case and the legalization of gay marriage in Canada to shed light on the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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