WGBH Forum Network; Full Frontal Feminism
Full Frontal Feminism Jessica Valenti, writer Feminism isn't dead. It just isn't very cool anymore. Enter Full Frontal Feminism, a book that embodies the forward-looking messages that author Jessica Valenti propagates on her popular website, Feministing.com. Covering a range of topics, including pop culture, health, reproductive rights, violence, education, relationships, and more, Valenti provides young women a primer on why feminism matters. Valenti knows better than anyone that young women need a book that deals with real-life issues in a style they can relate to. No rehashing the same old issues. No belaboring where today's young women have gone wrong. Feminism should be something young women feel comfortable with, something they can own. Co-sponsored by the Simmons Institute for Leadership and Change.
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The WGBH Forum Network is an audio and video streaming Website dedicated to curating and serving live and on-demand lectures given by some of the world's foremost scholars, authors, artists, scientists, policy makers and community leaders. These events are hosted by world-class cultural and educational organizations in the Greater Boston area. Through this online service thousands of interested people across the world partake of these lectures from the comfort of their home or office at any time they choose. We are proud of the role we serve in our community, of protecting and projecting the public voice; and of informing and inspiring that public voice to foster deeper understanding of and civic engagement in important issues.
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FULL FRONTAL FEMINISM JESSICA VALENTI, WRITER
FEMINISM ISN'T DEAD. IT JUST ISN'T VERY COOL ANYMORE. ENTER FULL FRONTAL FEMINISM, A BOOK THAT EMBODIES THE FORWARD-LOOKING MESSAGES THAT AUTHOR JESSICA VALENTI PROPAGATES ON HER POPULAR WEBSITE, FEMINISTING.COM. COVERING A RANGE OF TOPICS, INCLUDING POP CULTURE, HEALTH, REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS, VIOLENCE, EDUCATION, RELATIONSHIPS, AND MORE, VALENTI PROVIDES YOUNG WOMEN A PRIMER ON WHY FEMINISM MATTERS.
VALENTI KNOWS BETTER THAN ANYONE THAT YOUNG WOMEN NEED A BOOK THAT DEALS WITH REAL-LIFE ISSUES IN A STYLE THEY CAN RELATE TO. NO REHASHING THE SAME OLD ISSUES. NO BELABORING WHERE TODAY'S YOUNG WOMEN HAVE GONE WRONG. FEMINISM SHOULD BE SOMETHING YOUNG WOMEN FEEL COMFORTABLE WITH, SOMETHING THEY CAN OWN.
CO-SPONSORED BY THE SIMMONS INSTITUTE FOR LEADERSHIP AND CHANGE.
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- Chicago: “WGBH Forum Network; Full Frontal Feminism,” 05/14/2007, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_ED7E177ECC194467AAA47306C97DF0DC.
- MLA: “WGBH Forum Network; Full Frontal Feminism.” 05/14/2007. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_ED7E177ECC194467AAA47306C97DF0DC>.
- APA: WGBH Forum Network; Full Frontal Feminism. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_ED7E177ECC194467AAA47306C97DF0DC