Archive for November, 2009

I got my hands on this book in the nick of time (does anyone else in this group borrow from the Queens library?). While it was published in 1984, there are still many points that are relevant to what’s happening today. The first part of the book delves into how the second wave of feminism in […]


This is a guest post by Madama Ambi, who originally posted this at the Feminist Advisory Board for Obama blog.   I belong to a feminist book club and we’re reading Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center by bell hooks. This was written in 1984 and is considered a classic feminist text. Last night I […]


Voting for the next book club selection has closed and the winner The Ethical Slut. For anyone who has ever dreamed of love, sex, and companionship beyond the limits of traditional monogamy, this groundbreaking guide navigates the infinite possibilities that open relationships can offer. Experienced ethical sluts Dossie Easton and Janet W. Hardy dispel myths […]


This is a guest post by Charles Dickey, who originally posted this at the blog Fiercely In(ter)dependent. Charles Dickey continues to happily liberate himself from consumerism and corporate capitalism. After suffering through high school, he got a higher education, then worked as bookseller, crisis phone worker, environmental restoration technician, and at various other jobs. Through […]


The poll for our next book club selection is now open — it’s right there on the sidebar –> Remember that we’re switching up the book club format at least for a bit. That means that you can continue to read Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center by bell hooks through the end of November. […]