From the suffrage movement to feminism, to intersectional feminism, everyone is trying to define their beliefs and what it is that they stand for. What it means to be a feminist and what it looks like is entirely subjective, but there may be some absolute truths.
Feminists Don't Wear Pink (And Other Lies) features ground-breaking women from the worlds of activism, Hollywood and the arts. With writing as diverse as those involved, contributions include: a feminist playlist from comedian, Akilah Hughes; what it means to be a woman by poet and activist, Swati Sharma; actress Beanie Feldstein on 'stuffing her pockets' with the humanity of other women; Keira Knightley on the birth of her daughter; and the A to Z or paranoia from writer and actress, Kat Dennings.
'As a feminist who loves pink, I give this brilliant book of essays an enthusiastic "YES"' - Mindy Kaling
'Brilliant, hysterical, truthful and real. These essays illuminate the path for our future female leaders.' - Reese Witherspoon
Curated by writer and co-founder of The Pink Protest, Scarlett Curtis to bridge the gap between feminist hashtags and scholarly texts, Feminists Don't Wear Pink (And Other Lies) is an urgent and inspiring collection of new writing.
According to Curtis, 'this book is a collection of women's stories.' This is was makes it so powerful, by allowing these women to share their stories, she has amplified their voices and begun to examine the intricacies of the movement that many of us are apart of.
This book is available via Amazon and all good bookstores.
The Writer Behind the Writing
Writer, journalist, and blogger, Curtis is the New York contributing editor at Elle magazine and has had work published in the Guardian, the Telegraph, The Times and Vogue. In February 2017, she began writing a weekly column for the Sunday Times Style titles The Generation Z Hit List. She has also worked as social media director of the UN's campaign 'The Global Goals' and is a passionate activist, currently working with the Un-Idle Collective; an online and offline activism collective for young women.