Full Frontal Feminism

A Young Woman’s Guide to Why Feminism Matters

Now in its updated second edition, Full Frontal Feminism is a book that continues to embody the forward-looking messages that author Jessica Valenti propagated as founder of the popular website, Feministing.com.

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$17.00 USD
July 2014
288 pages
5.5" x 8.25"
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ISBN: 9781580055611

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ISBN: 9780786750481

Full Frontal Feminism

A Young Woman’s Guide to Why Feminism Matters

By Jessica Valenti

$17.00 USD, Trade Paper, July 2014

Now in its updated second edition, Full Frontal Feminism is a book that continues to embody the forward-looking messages that author Jessica Valenti propagated as founder of the popular website, Feministing.com.

Full Frontal Feminism is a smart and relatable guide to the issues that matter to today’s young women. This edition includes a new foreword by Valenti, reflecting upon what’s happened in the seven years since Full Frontal Feminism was originally published. With new openers from Valenti in every chapter, the book covers a range of topics, including pop culture, health, reproductive rights, violence, education, relationships, and more.

Chapters include:

  • You’re a Hardcore Feminist. I Swear.
  • Feminists Do It Better (and Other Sex Tips)
  • Pop Culture Gone Wild
  • The Blame (and Shame) Game
  • If These Uterine Walls Could Talk
  • Material World
  • My Big Fat Unnecessary Wedding and Other Dating Diseases
  • “Real” Women Have Babies
  • I Promise I Won’t Say “Herstory”
  • Boys Do Cry
  • Beauty Cult
  • Sex and the City Voters, My Ass
  • A Quick Academic Aside
  • Get to It

Since its original publication, Full Frontal Feminism has reassured readers—yeah, you’re feminists, and that’s actually pretty cool.


Resources

Discussion Questions for Full Frontal Feminism developed by Katie Mock. These discussion questions are also available for download as a PDF.

About Jessica Valenti

Jessica Valenti—called one of the Top 100 Inspiring Women in the world by The Guardian—is the author of four books on feminism, politics, and culture. Jessica is also the founder of Feministing.com, which Columbia Journalism Review called “head and shoulders above almost any writing on women’s issues in mainstream media.” Her writing has appeared in The Washington Post, The Nation, The Guardian (UK), The American Prospect, Ms. magazine, Salon, and Bitch magazine.

Jessica received her Masters degree in Women’s and Gender Studies from Rutgers University. She lives with her husband and daughter in Boston.