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8 Essential Feminist Books For Men

Attention, men. Here is all you need to know about the only worldview that should be acceptable in the 21st century. Catch up!

Unfortunately, men often lag behind on feminist ideas. This is perhaps the biggest hurdle that feminism faces, and we at prettyprogressive also believe that education is extremely important to our cause.

So we’ve picked out the essential books men need to read to educate themselves on the feminist cause. A truly important backbone to our society is keeping everyone informed and up to date on important new progress. And on this front, we could do better.

So spread the word – these are the 8 books every man should read!

#1 The Feminism Book by DK

This book is for every man who has an interest in knowing the origin of feminism and interested in female empowerment. The author has avoided fancy terms and explained the bunch of feminism concepts in an easy to understand language. The authoritative, accessible text and bold graphics make it an enjoyable and easy to read the book on this difficult topic.

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#2 This Will Be My Undoing by Morgan Jerkins

Morgan Jerkins is the author of this book. This whole book is focused on the very real challenges of being a black woman today. She has discussed everything from black women’s hair to sex and dating to Beyoncé. The author has highlighted the fact that the white feminism movement neglected to recognize black women’s rights. Rebecca has also stated her brutal personal experiences too. After reading it, Men will get an insight of American society through a black woman’s eyes.

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#3 Single That by Acamea Deadwiler

Single That was written in response to unflattering labels used to diminish women, that are often applied by men. Reading this book will help enlighten those men who are open to a greater understanding of the other side.

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#4 The Ultimate Situational Survival Guide by Robert Richardson

This is not your typical survival manual. This is a self-reliance guide to surviving 21st century threats, including ways to survive everything from natural disasters, man-made disasters and pandemic disease outbreaks, to essential tactics and step-by-step instructions for surviving urban disasters, crime, violence and terrorist attacks.

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#5 Confessions of a Bad, Ugly Singer by Collette McLafferty

Confessions of a Bad, Ugly Singer is a shocking, true story that takes a deep dive into the world of double standards, mass media and the marketing of insecurities to women. The book follows protagonist and author, Collette McLafferty after finding herself virally age shamed in The New York Post headline “Singer Sued for Being Too Old and Too Ugly for P!NK Tribute Band”. Although the singer was dragged into a lawsuit between two men in their 50’s, the media coverage highlighted McLafferty’s age at the time (40), while omitting the ages of the two men.

The story eventually takes McLafferty on the rooftop of her Lower East Side apartment having an earnest conversation with a male neighbor twenty years her junior of the never ending hurdles women navigate just to live their daily lives.

After a two year legal dispute that eventually found McLafferty victorious, the singer closes with a message to the Plaintiff, the media, and the world at large: “I’m somebody’s daughter

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#6 We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

This book is a must-read for any and every man, as it highlights the importance of awareness and inclusion while clearly defining the notion of feminism in the 21st century. Adichie uses her past experiences to reveal the true realities of sexual politics and explain what it really means to be a woman. This book presents a strong argument for why everyone should be a feminist and be proud of this label.

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#7 Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

These funny, yet smart-as-hell essays are widely accessible and connect contemporary feminism to a variety of popular culture texts. From musing on Magic Mike to Miley Cyrus, Sweet Valley High to #MeToo, Gay offers readers a personal look at why feminism is important for everyone.

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#8 Think Like a Man by Jd Shapiro

This book gives away secrets, the secret desires of men and how any woman can use what a man needs in order to get what she wants. Political correctness aside, this book is a MANual that will show you how to operate a man in a way he will LOVE and LOVE YOU for doing so.For the first time ever, you have that tool within the pages of this book. All you need to do is read it and act upon it.

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Contributors to this article
Daniel DeMoss from Dumbbell Reviews

Acamea Deadwiler from Acamea Deadwiler Author

Robert Richardson from OffGrid Survival

Collette McLafferty from NewHavenPublishing

Adina Mahalli from Enlightened Reality

D. Gilson from ExpertInsuranceReviews

Janine Hornsby from Austin Macauley Publishers

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