Resources

Here you will find a range of resources you can use to learn more about feminism and issues relating to feminism.

Abortion and Ireland – 6 outrageous facts about abortion in Ireland

Abortion Rights Campaign – Abortion and Ireland: The facts

A Mighty Girl – The world’s largest collection of books and movies for smart, confident, and courageous girls

Black Girl Dangerous – Seeks to, in as many ways as possible, amplify the voices, experiences and expressions of queer and trans people of colour

Black Lives Matter – an ideological and political intervention in a world where Black lives are systematically and intentionally targeted for demise

Can Men Be Feminists? –  Can men be feminists? And 9 other FAQs often asked by men

Check my WHAT? – A great resource on privilege and what we can do about it

Debunking 6 Myths about People in the Sex Industry – With very limited and inaccurate media representations of people involved in the sex industry and the cultural stigma around commercial sex, there are a lot of misconceptions around them

Disabled Feminists {Resources} – People who are new to disability rights activism and/or feminism may find the reading material here helpful

Disability and Feminism – How mainstream feminism continues to perpetuate ableism (and how we can change that)

Everyday Feminism – There mission is to help people heal from and stand up to everyday violence, discrimination, and marginalization through applied intersectional feminism

Everyday Sexism – Catalogues instances of sexism experienced by women on a day to day basis

Feminism 101 – Finally, a feminism 101 blog

Feminist.com {Resources} – Feminism links

Feminist Ire – Not your fluffy feminism

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Ireland –  FAQs about FGM including: the law, what to do if a child is at risk and FGM support services

Girls Not Brides – A global partnership of more than 500 civil society organisations from over 70 countries committed to ending child marriage and enabling girls to fulfil their potential

How to Support a Survivor of Sexual or Domestic Violence – 16 ways you can support a survivor of violence against women

Intersectional Feminism for Beginners – A basic breakdown of third-wave feminism concepts for the genuinely curious and the terribly ignorant

Ireland and Abortion – Ireland and abortion: the facts in 2014

Male Privilege – Looking for proof of male privilege in your daily life? Here are 7 undeniable examples

Male Sexual Entitlement – How male sexual entitlement hurts everyone

Not All Men – Not all men: A brief history of every dude’s favorite argument

Psychology’s Feminist Voices {Resources} – A list of websites that provide helpful information about women in science, psychology, and feminism

Rape Crisis Help – A national website where you will find information about support services and choices available to survivors of sexual violence

Rape Culture – What is rape culture?

Reverse Sexism – There is no such thing as reverse sexism

Sex Positivity – What is sex positivity and Common myths about sex positivity

Six Ways You Can Help Sex Workers – Infographic

The Misandry Hour Podcast – A monthly feminist podcast hosted by Clementine Ford. Each episode will address a different theme with different women appearing to share their views and expertise

TransAdvocate – a place for grass roots trans advocates to comment on the issues currently affecting the trans community

Trans Terms – Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) offers general descriptions to help in the understanding, respect and inclusion of transgender identities and experiences

VIDEO – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – We should all be feminists  The transcript for this video is available here.

VIDEO – Clementine Ford – Your vagina is not a car  Clementine can also be found on twitter.

VIDEO – Jackson Katz – Violence against women—it’s a men’s issue

VIDEO – Feminism isn’t a dirty word (subtitled) – Before you say you’re not a feminist, you should at least understand what the term actually means

VIDEO – What is Cultural Appropriation? – A handy guide for learning what is and isn’t cultural appropriation!

VIDEO – White Feminism (subtitled) – Why we need to talk about White Feminism: “Because, sometimes, as white ladies, we just need to shut the f*** up.”

You can be a feminist and a sex worker – It’s about time we stopped limiting female experience to a set of purist ideals under the guise of feminism, and started empowering women from all walks of life to make their own choices without judgement