A Woman’s Place

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A Woman’s Place

Inside the Fight for a Feminist Future

Author: Kylie Cheung

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A fearless primer to the feminism we need now: tactics for advancing reproductive justice, promoting intersectionality, and pushing back against misogyny, gaslighting, and patriarchal systems of oppression.

Too loud. Too shrill. Too far. Too much. Despite the systematic chipping away at our voices, autonomy, and rights, women who demand more–or even just enough–continue to be pushed aside, talked over, and dismissed. From unbridled online abuse to the unspoken societal rules that dictate who can express anger, when you’re a feminist, the personal is political…and it’s time we all embrace feminism as a matter of survival.

Author, cultural critic, and Gen-Z feminist Kylie Cheung lays bare the state of affairs for women in the 21st century: a time of Trumpism, racism, and rampant attacks on reproductive healthcare, but also empowering strides in #MeToo, unprecedented youth mobilization, and increasing recognition in the power and necessity of intersectional movements. Cheung weaves biting cultural commentary with personal narrative, sharing stories of feminist awakening, online harassment, seeking reproductive healthcare, and being affected by sexual assault, racism, fetishization, and misogyny in romantic relationships. She speaks candidly to a generation of young feminists seeking real, unfiltered experiences and guidance as they navigate coming of age in a sexist and unjust world.

Uniquely positioned to tackle issues like the orgasm gap, rape culture, gender and racial essentialism in sex and dating, menstrual stigma, personhood and bodily autonomy, and the problematic legacy of white feminism, Cheung’s manifesto is a tour-de-force of fourth-wave feminism, a call to arms that speaks truth to power as we engage the fight of and for our lives.

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Trim Size:
5-1/2 x 8-1/2
Page Count:
336
Release Date:
2020-07-21
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About the Author

KYLIE CHEUNG is a freelance writer and columnist who has written extensively about the 2016 and 2020 presidential elections, reproductive rights in the Trump era, and the #MeToo movement, with bylines in Teen Vogue, Salon, Alternet, Bustle, DAME Magazine, The Mary Sue, Feministing, and others. She is the author of one other book of essays, The Gaslit Diaries, which explores modern feminism and American politics, and has worked as an organizer with NARAL Pro-Choice California and other feminist advocacy organizations. Cheung holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Southern California.


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