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    Asking For It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture - And What We Can Do About It

    Asking For It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture - And What We Can Do About It - Kate Harding

    Combining in-depth research with practical knowledge, this exploration of rape culture proves that America supports rapists more effectively than victims and offers ideas and suggestions for how we as a culture can take rape much more seriously without compromising the rights of the accused.
    Be Fierce: Stop Harassment and Get Your Power Back

    Be Fierce: Stop Harassment and Get Your Power Back - Gretchen Carlson

    The star news anchor recalls her career-risking decision to speak out against sexual harassment in the workplace, shares the stories of women who have faced similar challenges, and outlines recommendations from lawyers, psychologists, and other professionals on how to resist injustice.
    Becoming Unbecoming

    Becoming Unbecoming - Una

    A graphic novel that explores sexual violence against women as seen through the eyes of a 12-year-old English girl in 1977, at the same time that the Yorkshire Ripper is on the loose. As the news story unfolds around her, Una is at the receiving end of a series of violent acts for which she feels she is to blame.
    Crash Override: How Gamergate (Nearly) Destroyed My Life, and How We Can Win the Fight Against Online Hate

    Crash Override: How Gamergate (Nearly) Destroyed My Life, and How We Can Win the Fight Against Online Hate - Zoë Quinn

    A widely recognized indie developer and leading advocate against online abuse traces the story of her experiences at the center of the Gamergate controversy while outlining recommendations for combating online harassment.
    Everyday Sexism

    Everyday Sexism - Laura Bates

    Presents the best of an online project that empowers women to share their everyday experiences with sexism and get support from their peers.
    Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body

    Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body - Roxane Gay

    The popular Tumblr blogger and best-selling author of Bad Feminist explores the devastating act of violence that triggered her personal challenges with food and body image, sharing advice for caring for oneself and eating in healthful and satisfying ways.
    I Still Believe Anita Hill: Three Generations Discuss the Legacies of Speaking Truth to Power

    I Still Believe Anita Hill: Three Generations Discuss the Legacies of Speaking Truth to Power - Amy Richards & Cynthia Greenberg

    The nation's most notable feminists, organizers, and scholars reflect on sexual harassment twenty years after the Clarence Thomas hearings.
    I Will Find You: A Reporter Investigates the Life of the Man Who Raped Her

    I Will Find You: A Reporter Investigates the Life of the Man Who Raped Her - Joanna Connors

    A Cleveland Plain Dealer reporter describes her rape at knife point by a stranger who grew up a few miles from her and her efforts to find closure by investigating her attacker's story when her daughter reached college age.
    Jane Doe January: My Twenty-Year Search for Truth and Justice

    Jane Doe January: My Twenty-Year Search for Truth and Justice - Emily Winslow

    The author, a crime novelist, recounts her personal investigation and preparation for the trial against a man who brutally assaulted her in 1992 when she was a young drama student.
    Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change

    Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change - Ellen Pao

    The co-founder of the award-winning diversity nonprofit Project Include shares the full story behind her landmark 2015 whistleblower lawsuit against powerhouse venture capitalist firm Kleiner Perkins, exploring what her case and refusal to settle revealed about Silicon Valley discrimination and complicity in revenge porn and online harassment.
    Sex Object: A Memoir

    Sex Object: A Memoir - Jessica Valenti

    The founder of Feministing.com shares funny, embarrassing, painful, and sometimes illegal moments from her own life that illuminate what it's like to be a woman today.
    The Girl: A Life in the Shadow of Roman Polanski

    The Girl: A Life in the Shadow of Roman Polanski - Samantha Geimer & Lawrence Silver

    Breaking a 35-year silence, the girl at the center of the infamous Roman Polanski sexual assault case reflects on the events of that day and, taking readers far beyond the headlines, tells how her life was irrevocably altered by the rape and subsequent media attention.
    The Only Woman in the Room: Why Science is Still a Boys' Club

    The Only Woman in the Room: Why Science is Still a Boys' Club - Eileen Pollack

    The author explains how her abandonment of science despite graduating Yale as one of the university's first women to earn a physics degree reflects the culture of discrimination in the STEM fields.
    We Believe You: Survivors of Campus Sexual Assault Speak Out

    We Believe You: Survivors of Campus Sexual Assault Speak Out - Annie E. Clark

    The co-founders of the End Rape on Campus organization dedicated to survivor support, awareness education and policy reform share a collection of survivor testimonies reflecting current practices that further traumatize victims, sharing recommendations for how survivors can speak out and change discriminating university systems.
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