The San Diego Feminist Book Group is also a social group open to people of all genders, sexes, and orientations who want to expand their knowledge of feminism and women's rights activism in the U.S. and throughout the world!

We will read promiscuously from a variety of feminist camps like 2nd wave, 3rd wave, pro-sex feminism, anti-porn feminism, Black feminism (or womanism as coined by Alice Walker), lesbian feminism, MTF/FTM transgender rights, riot grrrl movement, third world feminism, radical feminism, eco feminism, post-modernist feminism, women's suffrage, etc. We're going to look at feminism from a big picture perspective and then take a fine-tooth comb and look for the feminism that is hidden under a rock in the corner. No feminist subject will be taboo! The meetings will be a safe-space for open discussions of different viewpoints where everyone gets a fair chance to express their opinion and no one gets shouted down (unless they're using outright hate speech). Books will be selected democratically with a jury style discussion of book suggestions followed by a secret ballot, so think of a book or two you'd like the group to read and bring it up at the meeting.

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  • 5 days ago · 6:30 PM

    April Book Group Discussion

    4 Feminists

    Book: Pro-- Reclaiming Abortion Rights Author: Katha Pollitt Info: http://www.amazon.com/Pro-Reclaiming-Abortion-Katha-Pollitt/dp/0312620543 (Right now, only electronic... Learn more
  • March 31 · 7:30 PM

    Documentary: The Hunting Ground

    5 Feminists

    There's another interesting documentary in town that I want to go check out.  Join me at Hillcrest Cinemas this Tuesday 3/31 to watch The Hunting Ground.  It is "a ... Learn more
  • March 24 · 6:30 PM

    March Book Group Discussion

    13 Feminists

    This month is all about young adult books! Book title: Beauty Queens Author: Libba Bray Info: http://www.amazon.com/Beauty-Queens-Libba-Bray/dp/0439895987 Join us for... Learn more
  • March 3 · 5:30 PM

    Check out this movie with us!

    9 Feminists | 5.00

    Hi all! We're going to the Ken cinema next Tuesday evening for a viewing of She's Beautiful When She's Angry, a movie about second wave. Check out the Facebook event... Learn more
  • February 24 · 6:30 PM

    February Book Group

    10 Feminists

    Book: The Country Under My Skin: A Memoir of Love and War Author: Gioconda Belli Link: http://www.amazon.com/Country-Under-My-Skin-Memoir/dp/1400032164/ref=sr_1_1?s=... Learn more
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