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Elizabeth Yost

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The Witches Are Coming
Lindy West - Nov 05, 2019
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In this wickedly funny cultural critique, the author of the critically acclaimed memoir and Hulu series Shrill exposes misogyny in the #MeToo era.THIS IS A WITCH HUNT.WE’RE WITCHES,AND WE’RE HUNTING YOU. From the moment powerful men started falling to the #MeToo movement, the lamentations began: this is feminism gone too far, this is injustice, thi...
Elizabeth Yost
Apr 19, 2021
@TakedownMRAs @Pevenly1 Have you read Lindy West on this? She has a great chapter in The Witches are Coming that starts with this story. Highly recommend the whole book.      source
Entitled
How Male Privilege Hurts Women
Kate Manne - Aug 11, 2020
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An urgent exploration of men’s entitlement and how it serves to police and punish women, from the acclaimed author of Down Girl.In this bold and stylish critique, Cornell philosopher Kate Manne offers a radical new framework for understanding misogyny. Ranging widely across the culture, from Harvey Weinstein and the Brett Kavanaugh hearings to “Cat...
Elizabeth Yost
Apr 03, 2021
Rage Becomes Her by @schemaly is tied with @kate_manne’s, Entitled, for the top slot on my list of books that will change the way you understand the world around you. Cannot recommend these brilliant women enough. Read them, listen on audible, whatever you like - do that.      source
Invisible Women
Data Bias in a World Designed for Men
Caroline Criado Perez - Mar 12, 2019
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Imagine a world where your phone is too big for your hand, where your doctor prescribes a drug that is wrong for your body, where in a car accident you are 47% more likely to be seriously injured, where every week the countless hours of work you do are not recognised or valued. If any of this sounds familiar, chances are that you're a woman.Invisib...
Elizabeth Yost
Jan 24, 2020
@Rockmedia Awesome book      source
Rage Becomes Her
The Power of Women's Anger
Soraya Chemaly - May 21, 2019 (first published in 2018)
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"A new, conversation-shifting book that encourages women to own their anger and use it as a tool for positive change, written by one of today's most influential feminist thinkers"--...
Elizabeth Yost
Sep 11, 2019
@sheologian @LucieGarciaP Fantastic book @schemaly      source
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