Bookmarks: 11 Great Fall Reads for Feminists

A literary sisterhood, a primer on reproductive justice, a working woman’s handbook for fighting sexism, a social justice chef and more.

The Battle Goes On

A lot has changed since Billie Jean King hoisted a trophy in victory over her head on September 20, 1973 after a historic “Battle of the Sexes” against Bobby Riggs at the Houston Astrodome. Some things haven’t changed enough.

Seeing Red

Flowing with wry wit through its lively chapters, “Periods Gone Public: Taking a Stand for Menstrual Equity” is part memoir and part social analysis.

Reckoning and Wrecking

What fascinated me about Claire Dederer’s book, “Love and Trouble,” was the way she tries to reconcile the teenage girl she was with the middle-aged woman she has become.

WATCH: Amplifying the Personal and the Political in Pop Culture

The thumbnail of Retro Reports’ mini-doc for The New York Times, “The Fight Over Women’s Bodies,” is a still shot of women dressed in red robes and bonnets a la the concubines in The Handmaid’s Tale.

We Heart: Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda’s Message to Donald Trump

“We still refuse to be controlled by a sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot.”

5 Big Wins for Women from This Year’s Emmy Awards

Women garnered groundbreaking wins at the 69th Annual Emmy Awards—and female-driven content made its way to the forefront.

The Lies Ingrid Tells

“Ingrid” deals with themes like social media obsession, mental health and female friendship irresponsibly, ultimately perpetuating both ableist tropes of mental illness and harmful myths about women.

Peace, Strength, Wisdom, Wonder

It’s no wonder she’s graced the Ms. cover five times and counting. Wonder Woman remains a dynamic symbol of women’s potential, the possibilities of feminism and the hopes of humanity.

Broads to Keep Watching Out For

Broad City’s continued hold on viewers is helping prove, for once and for all, that the future of comedy is female—and feminist.

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