For people who want to learn more or are looking for ideas for their own feminist society! Most of these have been tried and tested at the feminist collective I run at college with my co-leader.
The Land of No Men: Kenya’s Women-Only Village, Broadly (26:34) – about Kenya’s women-only village, Umoja.
Lefties: Angry Wimmin, BBC (58:33) – about the revolutionary feminists of the 70s/80s.
We Should All Be Feminists, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie for TEDxEuston (30:15) – talk by Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie about why she is “a happy African feminist”.
The F Word And Me, BBC (41:49) – Charli XCX on what it’s like to be a woman in the music industry.
The Ascent of Woman: Civilisation, BBC (58:57) – Dr Amanda Foreman investigates how women’s social and legal rights have evolved over time. What have we inherited from ancient societies’ treatment of women?
Egypt’s Lost Queens, BBC (58:58) – Dr Joann Fletcher presents a new insight into “the other half” of Egyptian history, that of its ruling women.
Witchcraft in Romania, Broadly (19:38) – about the thriving “witch economy” and its impact on modern Romanian society.
The Pendle Witch Child, BBC (1:02:57) – documentary about the Pendle witch trials and the little girl who played a pivotal role in the witch-hunt.
The Hunting Ground, dir. Kirby Dick, prod. Amy Ziering (1:44:00) – documentary film about the failure of universities to address on-campus sexual assault cases.
Sophia: Suffragette Princess, BBC (29:30) – about the life and activism of Princess Sophia Duleep Singh, the goddaughter of Queen Victoria and a notorious suffragette.
Feminism In Horror Films, Laci Green (4:38)
Wait, Is Make-Up Sexist?, Laci Green (5:27)
Instant Perfect Bikini Body, Mo O’Brien (5:24) – body positivity!
Stanford Encyclopaedia entry for feminism (x)
Wikipedia entry for feminist movements/ideologies (x)
The TERFS – perspectives from trans people
Geek Feminism Wikia definition of TERF (x)
TERF Is A Slur – perspectives from trans exclusionary radical feminists
Why Do So Many Men Die By Suicide?, Owen Jones (11:33) – interview by Guardian journalist Owen Jones with comedian Jake Mills
How To Be A Man, Owen Jones
Chasing The Stigma – mental health charity, represented by comedian Jake Mills (from the Owen Jones video)
Why Am I So Gay?, Thomas Lloyd for TEDxGeorgetown (22:32) – talk by Georgetown University student and GU Pride president Thomas Lloyd about his journey to become comfortable with his own identity.
#BoysDoCry, Huffington Post UK (3:18) – men are asked when they last cried.
Can men be feminists?, Kat Blaque (7:30)
“Why I’ll Never Date A Feminist”, Kat Blaque (26:28)