Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference

It s the twenty first century, and although we tried to rear unisex children boys who play with dolls and girls who like trucks we failed Even though the glass ceiling is cracked, most women stay comfortably beneath it, and everywhere we hear about vitally important hardwired differences

Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity

Since its publication in 1990, Gender Trouble has become one of the key works of contemporary feminist theory, and an essential work for anyone interested in the study of gender, queer theory, or the politics of sexuality in culture This is the text where Judith Butler began to advance the ideas

I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

I come from a country that was created at midnight When I almost died it was just after midday When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education On Tuesday, October 9, 2012, when she

The Purity Myth: How America's Obsession with Virginity is Hurting Young Women

The United States is obsessed with virginity from the media to schools to government agencies In The Purity Myth Jessica Valenti argues that the country s intense focus on chastity is damaging to young women Through in depth cultural and social analysis, Valenti reveals that powerful messaging