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New and Recommended: Gender & Sexuality

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From reissued foundational texts to essential contemporary writing, explore the newest titles in our Gender & Sexuality section here.

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'Unparalleled and extraordinary . . . A bracing revivification of a crucial lineage in feminist writing' Jia Tolentino'I believe Amia Srinivasan's work will change the world' Katherine Rundell'Rigorously researched, but written with…

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In this landmark work, four of the world's leading scholar-activists issue an urgent call for a truly intersectional, internationalist, abolitionist feminism.As a politics and as a practice, abolitionism has increasingly shaped our…

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'A groundbreaking work . . . Federici has become a crucial figure for . . . a new generation of feminists' Rachel Kushner, author of The Mars RoomA cult classic since its publication in the early years of this century, Caliban and the Witch…

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'Monumental and utterly convincing - crystal clear in its understanding of how the world should be' Judith Butler'This book feels like a moment. It's heartfelt but analytical, in-depth and utterly humane. A landmark piece of…

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A landmark reference guide to the LGBTQIA+ community's contributions to the English language-an intersectional, inclusive illustrated glossary featuring more than 800 terms created by and for queer culture.With a foreword from Paula Akpan…

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'An exhilarating, genre-defying read' Observer, 'Beautiful' Elif Shafak, 'Absolutely sensational' Michael Cashman, CBE, 'Powerful and compelling' New Statesman', 'Brilliant' Caitlin MoranIn a world where women have more choices than ever,…

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Translated by Allison Markin PowellBlack Box details the harrowing experience of sexual assault Shiori Ito faced as a young journalist in Japan, as well as the national reckoning that followed.In 2017, Ito went public with the…

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3, 2, 1... inhale, deep. From the Victorian infirmary and the sex clubs of the 1970s, poppers vapour has released the queer potential inside us all.…

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In November 2019, Paul B. Preciado was invited to speak in front of 3,500 psychoanalysts at the Ecole de la Cause…

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The Sex Lives of African Women uniquely amplifies individual women from across the African continent and its global diaspora, as they speak of their diverse experiences of sex, sexualities and relationships.Many of the women who tell their…

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'Seamlessly melding scholarship with passion, Unwell Women is the definition of unputdownable' Telegraph'A richly detailed, wide-ranging and enraging history... Unwell Women is not just a compelling investigation, but an essential one'…

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An essential, comprehensive account of what white feminism is - and an empowering manifesto for revolutionFor readers of Reni Eddo-Lodge's Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race, Caroline Criado…

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In 2019, Liam Konemann began collating what he called ‘The Appendix’, a simple record of ongoing transphobia in the UK that he came across in day-to-day life: from the flippant comments of peers to calculated articles and…

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Feminist City is an ongoing experiment in living differently, living better, and living more justly in an urban world.We live in the city of men. Our public spaces are not designed for female bodies. There is little consideration for women…

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Where pregnancy is concerned, let every pregnancy be for everyone. Let us overthrow, in short, the “family”The surrogacy industry is estimated to be worth over $1 billion a year, and many of its surrogates around the world work…

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