We’re putting together a list of books, films and other feminist resources – if you’ve got any suggestions let us know by commenting on this page or email

Reading Group Texts

  • Woman on the Edge of Time by Marge Piercy (discussed July 2013)
  • “How Was It For You? Pleasure and Performance in Sex Work” by Jo Doezema from Women, Sexuality and the Political Power of Pleasure (discussed September 2013)
  • A chapter from Not for Sale: Feminists Resisting Prostitution and Pornography – “In and out: a survivor’s memoir of stripping” by Taylor Lee (discussed September 2013)
  • Cinderella Ate My Daughter by Peggy Orenstein (to be discussed November 2013)
  • The Tenent of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte (to be discussed early 2014)
  • The Bloody Chamber (the story only not the full collection) by Angela Carter
  • Jeanette Winterson, Why be happy when you could be normal?
  • She May Not Leave by Fay Wheldon
  • We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngazi Adichie
  • Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys (a prequel to Jane Eyre)
  • The Sexual Politics of Meat by Carol J Adams
  • The Awakening by Kate Chopin
  • Feminism and Poetry by Jan Montefiore
  • Fingersmith by Sarah Waters
  • Female Chauvinist Pigs by Ariel Levy
  • Fat is a Feminist Issue by Susie Orbach
  • Reclaiming the F Word by Kristin Aune and Catherine Redfern


  • The Equality Illusion by Kat Banyard

Useful websites

Local websites


4 Responses to Resources

  1. Gemma Carmichael says:

    I’ve just read a book by feminist Kat Barnard, ‘The Equality Illusion’. It might be useful to include it on this page since it covers a range of issues that women contend with today and is easily accessible. I’d recommend it to anybody, – this is a link to her website.

  2. Gemma benson says:

    Hi im just starting out as a friendly female gardener in the york and selby area and just wanted to join the network and let people know that im about.

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