Additional Resources – Feminist Frequency

Additional Resources

There are endless ways to learn more about feminism and indulge in feminist theory.

Books & Literature

Some suggested readings to get you started learning about feminism, or to grow your intersectional feminist lens.

Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center by bell hooks: 

An essential reading in feminist theory, for those who want to delve deeper.

Feminism is for Everybody by bell hooks: 

A primer in feminism, with lots of enthusiasm.

The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity and Love by bell hooks: 

An introduction to the feminist perspective on masculinity.

The Gender Knot by Allan G. Johnson:

An introduction to patriarchy and feminism; great for history and terminology.

Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Freire:

An indispensable work on oppression and education.

This Bridge Called My Back edited by Cherríe Moraga and Gloria E. Anzaldúa:

An essential primer in oppression against women and women of color.

Masculinities by R.W. Connell

A groundbreaking book on traditionally masculine identities and power dynamics.

The Men and the Boys by R.W. Connell

Further insights into issues around contemporary notions of masculinity.

Female Chauvinist Pigs by Ariel Levy:

An exploration of the distortion of feminism in our contemporary culture.

Many free books that discuss feminism and social justice (including some from this list) can be found here and here.

Feminist Organizations

There are many organizations that are structured to promote and practice feminism professionally. The below organizations all have a hand in fighting for social justice, and doing so from an ethical lens that incorporates feminist values. We encourage you to check out their work to learn more.

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