Resources

BLOGS

Feministing

Bitch Media

Jezebel

Autostraddle

GetBullish

F bomb

Finally, Feminism 101

Fit and Feminist

Feministe

Shakesville

Womanist Musings

this ain’t livin’

Sociological Images

SexLoveLiberation

SexGenderBody

Racialicious

TransGriot

GenderFork

Let’s Queer Things Up

The Militant Baker

BME ModBlog

VIDEOBLOGGERS

Laci Green

WRITERS & SEXPERTS

Clementine Morrigan

Penny Red

Erin Brown

Esmé Weijun Wang

Clarisse Thorn

Carol Queen

Annie Sprinkle

Susie Bright

RECOMMENDED BOOKS *

Cunt: A Declaration of Independence

Feminism is for Everybody

The Vagina Monologues

The Beauty Myth

Jane Sexes It Up: True Confessions of Feminist Desire

Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women

BITCHfest: Ten Years of Cultural Criticism from the Pages of Bitch Magazine

The Purity Myth: How America’s Obsession with Virginity Is Hurting Young Women

Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman’s Guide to Why Feminism Matters

Yes Means Yes!: Visions of Female Sexual Power and A World Without Rape

Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism, and the Future

Listen Up: Voices from the Next Feminist Generation

F ’em!: Goo Goo, Gaga, and Some Thoughts on Balls

To Be Real: Telling the Truth and Changing the Face of Feminism

Woman: An Intimate Geography

The Body Project: An Intimate History of American Girls

Body Outlaws: Rewriting the Rules of Beauty and Body Image

The Hite Report: A National Study of Female Sexuality

Minding the Body: Women Writers on Body and Soul

Sexual Fluidity: Understanding Women’s Love and Desire

Look Both Ways: Bisexual Politics

Our Bodies, Ourselves

Body Wars

The Ethical Slut: A Practical Guide to Polyamory, Open Relationships & Other Adventures

Real Live Nude Girl: Chronicles of Sex-Positive Culture

PoMoSexuals: Challenging Assumptions About Gender and Sexuality

Whores and Other Feminists

Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions

Rose: Love in Violent Times

Autobiography of a Blue-eyed Devil: My Life and Times in a Racist, Imperialist Society

Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America

Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches

Ain’t I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism

Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center

Slaying the Mermaid: Women and the Culture of Sacrifice

The S&M Feminist: Best Of Clarisse Thorn

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SEX SHOPS *

Toys in Babeland – a kickass women-friendly sex shop

Good Vibrations – women-owned, women-oriented, sex-positive

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SEX, BODY, & MENSTRUATION

Scarleteen: sex ed for the real world – information on sexuality for teens and 20s

RH Reality Check – reproductive & sexual health and justice

Adios Barbie

The Body is Not an Apology

SexEd Library – the most comprehensive online sex ed resource in the nation

Birth Control Choices – links to as much information as possible for individuals of all ages to make informed decisions about sexual activity and potential childbearing

My Monthly Cycles – personalized tools to track, monitor, and manage your monthly menstrual cycles

Track Your Monthly Cycle – personalized fertility tracking

Take Back Your Body – a DIY gynecology primer

How to treat a yeast infection with garlic

Living with our fertility: an alternative approach – fertility awareness, herbs affecting the menstrual cycle, herbal contraception & herbal abortion

Hot Pantz: do it yourself gynecology

Take Back Your life: a wimmin’s guide to alternative health care

DIY herbal abortion

Witches, Midwives, and Nurses – a history of women healers

Smart Tart – a sex positive zine about sexual health promotion for women, transgender and queer people

The Truth About Tampons

Reusable Menstrual Products

DivaCup

Lunapads

Pee standing up!

Beautiful Cervix Project – provides accessible information about women’s fertility and menstrual cycles and showcases photographs documenting changes in the cervix and cervical fluid throughout the cycle

I’m Not Sorry – women sharing positive experiences with abortion

Our Bodies, Ourselves

Museum of Menstruation

ORGANIZATIONS

Planned Parenthood Action Center

National Network of Abortion Funds – fund an abortion

NARAL Pro-Choice America

The Guerrilla Girls – feminist masked avengers exposing sexism, racism and corruption in politics, art, film and pop culture with facts, humor and outrageous visuals