More Radical Thinkers

Like “The Radical Idea”?  Think feminism and LGBTQ rights are pretty fantastic?  So do I…and so do a lot more bloggers, writers, journalists, filmmakers, and other people out there.  I don’t do blogrolls, but I WILL post other blogs I like here, as well as other material you may want to check out!

If  you are a blogger and want to have your blog added to this page, shoot me an email with a link at

Blogs to Follow: (this site has lots of FAQs about feminism and their answers, for those who are trying to piece together answers to their questions about the feminist movement)

You may also want to check out:

Wondering where I come up with some of this?  Take a look at my reading list:

Cinderella Ate My Daughter: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the New Girly-Girl Movement by Peggy Orenstein…with book information available at (and, she has a blog you should check out!)

The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power and the Future of the World by Michelle Goldberg…with book information available at

Half the Sky: How to Change the World by Nicholas D Kristoff and Sheryl Wudunn. (Note: I think Kristoff and Wudunn do an excellent job of introducing readers to a number of topics, but do so in a value-laden way that I dislike.  For better coverage of issues like FGM and missing girls, please look at Goldberg’s The Means of Reproduction)

Yes Means Yes! Visions of Female Sexual Power and a World Without Rape by Jaclyn Friedman and Jessica Valenti

Schoolgirls: Young Women, Self-Esteem, and the Confidence Gap by Peggy Orenstein (reading this now).  Available online at:

Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg

You should also check out:

Feminism is for everybody: passionate politics by bell hooks.  You can read it in PDF form here.

Bitch: In Praise of Difficult Women by Elizabeth Wurtzel

For YA Literature with a Feminist Bent:

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson

Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

The Earth, My Butt, and other Big, Round Things by Carolyn Mackler

Oh! And for more information about women’s studies, visit the web homeof the National Women’s Studies Association at

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