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Feminist Blogs

If you’re interested in feminist blogging, you can’t do better than start with the Carnival of Feminists.

Feminist Zines Online
The FWord
Red Pepper

Online Academic Journals

Hardcore Feminist Theory: Essays

Simone de Beauvoir, Extracts from The Second Sex
Combahee River Collective Statement The Genesis of Contemporary Black Feminism (1977)
Angela Davis, The Approaching Obsolecence of Housework, a working class perspective (1981)
Marlene Dixon, Selected Writings
Andrea Dworkin, Online collection of writings here
Barbara Enrenreich What is Socialist Feminism?(1976)
Shulamith Firestone The Dialectic of Sex, Chapter 1(1970)
Betty Friedan, The Feminine Mystique, Chapter 5 (1963)
Marilyn Frye, Oppression (1983)
Olympe de Gouges, Declaration of the Rights of Woman and the Female Citizen (1791)
Germaine Greer, Introduction to the Female Eunuch (1970)
Donna Haraway, from A Cyborg Manifesto (1991)
Carol Hanisch The Personal is Political (1969 with new 2006 introduction)
Patricia Hill Collins, From Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness and the Politics of Empowerment (1990)
Patricia Hill Collins, Defining Black Feminist Thought
bell hooks, Postmodern Blackness
John Stuart Mill, The Subjection of Women (1869)
Kate Millett, Sexual Politics, Chapter 2 (1969)
Juliet Mitchell, Women: The Longest Revolution(1966)
Evelyn Reed, Selected Writings (1905 – 1979)
Sheila Rowbotham, Selected Writings (1943 – )
Andrea Smith, Indiginous Feminism Without Apologies
Dale Spender, Man Made Language (1980)
Trinh T. Minh-ha, Not You/Like You: Post-Colonial Women and the Interlocking Questions of Identity and Difference
Ellen Willis Women and the Myth of Consumerism (1969)
Monique Wittig One is Not Born a Woman (1981)
Mary Wollstonecraft, Introduction to ‘A Vindication of the Rights of Women‘(1792)

Famous Speeches
Sojourner Truth, Ain’t I a Woman?
Emmeline Pankhurst,
Freedom or Death

Interviews with Big Name Feminists

Leila Ahmed at Penguin Reading Guides
Gloria Anzaldua.
Periel Aschenbrand in the Observer.
Simone de Beauvoir on the publication of The Second Sex.
Serap Cileli at Redemption Blues.
Sandra Cisneros at VG.
Eve Ensler at Feminist.com.
Marilyn French in The Independent.
bell hooks at Z-Mag
Haunani Kay Trask
Professor Liz Kelly at Redemption Blues.
Catherine Mackinnon in the Guardian.
Cherrie Moraga at VG.
Jacqueline Rose in the Guardian.
Dr Nawel El Saadawi at Two Eyes Magazine.
Barbara Smith interview in Off Our Backs.
Gloria Steinem in the Guardian.
Alice Walker at Feminist.com.
Alice Walker at Democracy Now.

Sex and Sexuality
All About my Vagina
Betty Dodson online.
Heather Corrina

Art & Literature

Margaret Atwood
Alison Bechdel Dykes to Watch Out For
Octavia Butler
Angela Carter
Colette – Barks and Purrs
Colette – La Maison de Claudine
Zora Neale Hurston
Ursula K Le Guin
Audre Lorde
Cherrie Moraga
Marjane Satrapi at Bookslut.
Jeanette Winterson


Mary Beard – Woman as a force in history
August Bebel – Women and Socialism
Frederick Engels – The Origin of Family, Private Property and the State
Howard Zinn – The Intimately Oppressed from A People’s History of the United States


Laurie Anderson official website
Crass official website
Ani Di Franco in the Guardian.
Dischord Records official website
The Ex official website
Thea Gilmore Offical Website.
Janis Ian Official Website.
Le Tigre Official website.
Yoko Ono at The Grizzly Folk
The Raincoats official website
Kira Roessler at Markprindle.com
Sleater Kinney Official website.
Marnie Stern at Plan B Mag

Music Videos

These videos aren’t necessarily feminist (who can ever define what ‘feminist music’ is, and is it necessarily a good idea to do so?), but we believe they might be of interest to feminists.


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