Bad feminist: Essays

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A collection of essays spanning politics, criticism, and feminism from one of the most-watched young cultural observers of her generation, Roxane Gay. "Pink is my favorite color. I used to say my favorite color was black to be cool, but it is pink-all shades of pink. If I have an accessory, it is probably pink. I read Vogue, and I'm not doing it ironically, though it might seem that way. I once live-tweeted the September issue." In these funny and insightful essays, Roxane Gay takes us through the journey of her evolution as a woman (Sweet Valley High) of color (The Help) while also taking readers on a ride through culture of the last few years (Girls, Django in Chains) and commenting on the state of feminism today (abortion, Chris Brown). The portrait that emerges is not only one of an incredibly insightful woman continually growing to understand herself and our society, but also one of our culture. Bad Feminist is a sharp, funny, and spot-on look at the ways in which the culture we consume becomes who we are, and an inspiring call-to-arms of all the ways we still need to do better.
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subject_facet African Americans in mass media, American essays -- 21st century, Essays, Feminism, Feminism in literature, Gay, Roxane, Gay, Roxane -- Anecdotes, HUMOR / Form Essays, Politics and culture, Popular culture, Race awareness in motion pictures, Racism in literature, SOCIAL SCIENCE / Essays, SOCIAL SCIENCE / Feminism & Feminist Theory, SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture, Women -- Conduct of life, Women -- Conduct of life -- Anecdotes
title_display Bad feminist : essays
title_full Bad Feminist Essays, Bad feminist : essays / Roxane Gay, Bad feminist : essays [electronic resource] / Roxane Gay
title_short Bad feminist :
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topic_facet African Americans in mass media, American essays, Conduct of life, Essays, Feminism, Feminism in literature, Gay, Roxane, Humor (Nonfiction), Nonfiction, Politics and culture, Popular culture, Race awareness in motion pictures, Racism in literature, SOCIAL SCIENCE / Essays, Sociology, Women