June, 2022 marks the 50th anniversary of the passing of Title IX, which made sex-based discrimination illegal in education and other federally funded activities. To celebrate this landmark occasion we’ve pulled together a reading list of fascinating Title-IX related books.
All In by Billie Jean King
An inspiring and intimate self-portrait of the champion of equality that encompasses her brilliant tennis career, unwavering activism, and an ongoing commitment to fairness and social justice.
Not One of the Boys by Brenda Feigen
From a leader of the Women’s Movement in the 1960s and ’70s—a candid, wide-ranging and deeply personal memoir that is, as well, an illuminating historical document of a time and a fight for profound societal change. Recently updated to include current events.
Original Sisters by Anita Kunz
A stunning collection of portraits of ground-breaking women—Joan of Arc, Josephine Baker, Greta Thunberg, Misty Copeland, and many more history-making women whose names have been forgotten and are finally being brought to light.
Free Women, Free Men by Camille Paglia
Ever since the release of her seminal first book, Sexual Personae, Camille Paglia has remained one of feminism’s most outspoken, independent, and searingly intelligent voices. Now, for the first time, her best essays on the subject are gathered together in one concise volume.
Great Stewardess Rebellion by Nell McShane Wulfhart
The empowering true story of a group of spirited stewardesses who “stood up to huge corporations and won, creating momentous change for all working women.” (Gloria Steinem, co-founder of Ms. magazine)