Feminist Friday 10/7

A weekly list of feminist thought from around the web

ELENA FERRANTE, GENTILESCHI, & FANDOM

NEWS & COMMENTARY

Hillary Clinton: why I'm with her by Laurie Penny

What It's Like to Be a Female Reporter Covering Donald Trump by Claire Landsbaum

The Sexist Big Reveal by Charlotte Shane

This Week in Ferrante from Avidly

The Outing of Elena Ferrante and the Power of Naming by Lili Loofburow

WATCH: Scientists report sexual harassment in labs

FEATURES & LONG READS

Spooking the Patriarchy by Jessica Bennett 

How Parenting Became a Full-Time Job by Heather Kirn Lanier

American Girl by Azeen Ghorayshi

The Divine Witches of Cyber Space by Leigh Alexander

Black Girlhood in the Nineteenth Century: A New Book on Black Girls in Literature by Ibram X Kendi

Fake Police Offers and Other Things Men Don't Realize Women Fear by The Gorgeous Ladies Of Pajiba

I Write Fanfiction for the People Tim Burton Says 'Are Not Called For' by Ash Davis

I'm a 22 Year Old Virgin, And My Doctor Won't Treat Me Because of It by Erynn Porter

Ursula Le Guin Has Stopped Writing Fiction- but We Need Her More Than Every by Zoe Carpenter

7 Things I Learned When I Was The Only Girl in My Physics Class by Kelly Oakes 

Congrats On Your First Online Rape Threat by Sarah and Sarah 

Why We Write About Witches by Sarah Gailey 

More Savage Than Caravaggio: the woman who took revenge in oil by Jonathan Jones

How 'The Birth of a Nation' Dishonors Rosa Parks and Black Feminists by Danielle McGuire

For Women of Color, the Price of Fandom Can be too High by Angelica Jade Bastein

The 'Black, Queer, Feminist' Legal Trailblazer You've Never Heard Of by Kenya Downs

When Women Signify Too Much by Jia Tolentino

LISTEN: The Buying and Selling of Feminism