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Foreward by Margaret Cho Introduction Chapter 1: Hitting Puberty Amazon Women on the Moon: Remembering Femininity in the Video Age By Andi Zeisler, Winter 1996 Barbie Can Just Bite Me: Kids¿ Toys are Insane By Lisa Jervis and Andi Zeisler, Fall 1996/Summer 2003 Rubyfruit Jungle Gym: An annotated bibliography of the lesbian young adult novel By Lisa Jervis, Winter 1998 Stormin¿ Norma: Why I Love the Queen of Teen By Andi Zeisler, Winter 1998 Sister Outsider Headbanger: On Being a Black Feminist Metalhead By Keidra Chaney, Fall 2001 Blood Letting: Female Adolescence in Modern Horror Films By Tammy Oler, Summer 2003 The, Like, Downfall of the English Language: A Fluffy Word with a Hefty Problem By Gus Andrews, Summer 2003 Teen Mean Fighting Machine: Why does the media love mean girls? By Gaby Moss, Winter 2005 Chapter 2¿Ladies and Gentlemen: Femininity, Masculinity, and Identity Urinalysis: On standing up to pee by Leigh Shoemaker, Fall 1997 The Collapsible Woman: Cultural response to rape and sexual abuse by Vanessa Veselka, Winter 1999 The Princess and the Prankster: Two performers take on art, ethnicity, and sexuality by Karen Eng, Fall 2002 What Happens to a Dyke Deferred? The trouble with hasbians and the phenomenon of banishment by Athena Douris and Diane Anderson-Minshall , Fall 2002 On Language: You guys by Audrey Bilger, Fall 2002 Skirt Chasers: Why the media dresses the trans revolution in lipstick and heels by Julia Serano, Fall 2004 Fringe Me Up, Fringe Me Down: On getting dressed in Jerusalem by Danya Ruttenberg, Winter 2005 Screen Butch Blues: The celluloid fate of female masculinity By Keely Savoie, Fall 2005 Dead Man Walking: Has masculinity outlived its usefulness? by Brendan O¿Sullivan, Fall 2005 Chapter 3¿The F Word And Now a Word from Our Sponsors: Feminism for sale by Rita Hao, Fall 1998 Pottymouths of the World Unite: In search of feminist vulgarity by Erika Fricke, Summer 1999 Celebrity Jeopardy: The perils of feminist fame by Rachel Fudge, Winter 2002 I Can¿t Believe It¿s Not Feminism! On the feminist who aren¿t by Julie Craig, Spring 2002 Unnatural Selection: Questioning science¿s gender bias by Keely Savoie, Spring 2004 On Language: Choice by Summer Wood, Spring 2004 Laugh Riot: Feminism and the problem of women¿s comedy By Andi Zeisler, Fall 2005 Girl, Unreconstructed: Why girl power is bad for feminism By Rachel Fudge, Fall 2005 Chapter 4¿Desire: Love, Sex, and Marketing In Re-Mission: Why does Redbook want to keep us on our backs? by Amy Harter, Spring 1997 Hot and Bothered: Unmasking male lust By Lisa Jervis, Fall 1997 I Heard It Through the Loveline: And misinformation just might make me lose my mind by Heather Seggel, Spring 1998 The New Sexual Deviant: Mapping virgin territory by Carson Brown, Winter 2000 Envy, a Love Story: Queering female jealousy by Anna Mills, Summer 2001 Lust in Our Hearts: On female fidelity and other myths by Lakshmi Chaudhry Spring 2002 Fan/Tastic Voyage: Rewriting gender in the wide, wild world of slash fiction by Noy Thrupkaew, Spring 2003 Hot for Teacher: On the erotics of pedagogy by Jennifer Maher, Spring 2004 Holy Fratrimony: Male bonding and the New Homosociality by Don Romesberg, Summer 2004 Chapter 5¿Domestic Arrangements The Paradox of Martha Stewart: Goddess, Desperate Spouse-Seeker, or Feminist Role Model? By Jennifer Newens, Fall 1996 Double Life: Everyone wants to see your breasts¿until your baby needs them By Lisa Moricoli Latham, Fall 2002 Insult to Injury: How pop psychology hijacked the domestic-violence discourse By Lily Devilliers, Fall 2003 Queer and Pleasant Danger: What¿s up with the mainstreaming of gay parents? By Margaret Price, Fall 2003 Mother Inferior: How Hollywood keeps single moms in their place By Monica Nolan, Fall 2003 Hoovers and Shakers: The new housework workout by Sarah McCormic, Winter 2005 Chapter 6¿Beauty Myths and Body Projects My Cups Runneth Over: A Bold-Breasted Woman Talks Back By Erin Pipes, Winter 1998 Plastic Passion: Tori Spelling¿s breasts and other results of cosmetic Darwinism By Andi Zeisler, Fall 1998 Vulva Goldmine: The new culture of vaginal reconstruction By Julia Scheeres, January 2000 Are Fat Suits the New Blackface? Hollywood¿s Big New Minstral Show By Marisa Meltzer, Winter 2002 Bodies of Work: An interview with philosopher Susan Bordo By Lisa Jervis, Summer 2003 Busting the Beige Barrier: The Limits of ¿Ethnic¿ Cosmetics By Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, Fall 2004 Beyond the Bearded Lady: Outgrowing the shame of female facial hair By Aimée Dowl, Spring 2005 Pratt-fall: Ten Things to Hate About Jane By Lisa Jervis and Andi Zeisler, with special guest vitriol by Rita Hao, Winter 1999 Marketing Miss Right: Meet the Single Girl, 21st-Century Style By Andi Zeisler, Winter 2000 Corrections and Contemporary Women¿s Fiction By Jane Elliott, Spring 2002 The God of Big Trends: Book Publishing¿s Ethnic Cool Quotient By Noy Thrupkaew, Spring 2002 The Black and the Beautiful: Searching For Signs of Black Life in Primetime Comedy By Lori L. Tharps, Summer 2002 Your Stomach¿s the Size of a Peanut, So Shut Up, Already: An Open Letter to Carnie Wilson By Beth Bernstein and Matilda St. John, Fall 2003 I Kissed a Girl: The evolution of the prime-time lesbian kiss By Diane Anderson-Minshall, Winter 2004 Networking Girls: Money, Power, and the Rise and Fall of Women¿s Web Networks By Bee Lavender, Spring 2004 XXX Offender: Reality Porn and the Rise of Humilitainment By Shauna Swartz, Fall 2004 Bias Cut: Cashing In on Irony By Rachel Fudge, Fall 2004 Chapter 8¿Talking Back: Activism and pop culture Please Don¿t Feed the Models: A day in the life of an urban guerrilla by Kathy Bruin, Fall 1998 Guerrillas in Our Midst: An interview with the conscience of the art¿and pop¿worlds by Katie Haegele, Winter 2000 Refuse and Resist with Jean Kilbourne: How to counteract ad messages by Laura Barcella, Winter 2001 Major Barbara: An interview with Nickel and Dimedauthor Barbara Ehrenreich by Julia Scott, Spring 2003 Full Frontal Offense by Rebecca Hyman, Winter 2005 Meet Anne: A Spunky, Adventurous American Girl by Anne Elizabeth Moore, Spring 2005 How to Reclaim, Reframe and Reform the Media: A feminist advocacy guide By Jennifer L. Pozner, Executive Director, Women in Media & News (WIMN) Fall 2005 The BITCHFest Resource List
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Feminism -- United States.
Popular culture -- United States.