The Transgender Issue and related texts
Blog, Book Reviews, Social Justice

The Transgender Issue: Review & Suggested Reading

[cw: transphobia, homophobia, misogyny, sexual assault, rape, hate crime, sexual violence, suicide] The Transgender Issue by Shon Faye ultimately acts as an extensive deep dive into the current state of politics affecting the trans community today, both in the U.S. and the U.K. Faye, a trans woman, tackles subjects such as the State, racism, classism, …

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The Final Revival of Opal & Nev by Dawnie Walton - book cover
Author Interview, Blog

Recap: An Evening with Dawnie Walton, Author of The Final Revival of Opal & Nev

On Tuesday, August 30, Feminist Book Club members had a Zoom hang with Dawnie Walton, the author of The Final Revival of Opal & Nev. Here are some of the highlights of our conversation from that evening What does feminism mean to you?  I think, for me, it is a certain freedom and it’s a …

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Mariame Kaba headshot alongside book cover of We Do This 'Til We Free Us
Author Interview, Blog, FBC Box

Mariame Kaba Speaks with FBC for July’s We Do This ‘Til We Free Us Book Pick

Mariame Kaba, director and founder of Project Nia, co-founder of Instructing Criminalization, member of Survived and Punished, and author of We Do This ‘Til We Free Us spoke with Feminist Book Club about the relationship between feminism and abolition, and about abolition in a capitalistic state. Here are just some of the highlights from what was …

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Read then Organize books to read as SCOTUS overturns Roe V. Wade
Blog, Social Justice

Read Then Organize: 4 Books to Read as Roe V. Wade Overturns

After nearly 50 years, Roe V. Wade has been overturned by the Supreme Court. This leaves abortion up to individual states and their elected officials giving the opportunity for roughly 20 trigger states, which are states with laws set in place in order to act on abortion bans given the opportunity, to criminalize those who …

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