We Were Feminists Once: From Riot Grrrl to CoverGirl, the Buying and Selling of a Political Movement

We Were Feminists Once: From Riot Grrrl to CoverGirl, the Buying and Selling of a Political Movement

by Andi Zeisler

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781610397735
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Publication date: 03/28/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 237,884
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Andi Zeisler is a writer, editor, and cultural critic. She is the cofounder of Bitch Media, the nonprofit best known for publishing the award-winning quarterly magazine Bitch: Feminist Response to Pop Culture, which has over 50,000 subscribers. Zeisler is extremely plugged into the community of feminist bloggers, her writing on feminism, popular culture, and media has appeared in newspapers and magazines including Ms., Mother Jones, BUST, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and the Washington Post. She regularly speaks at colleges and universities and holds interviews in various national publications and radio programs around the country. She has been featured and interviewed in publications like the New York Times, among others.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Part 1 The New Embrace

1 The Corridors of Empower 3

2 Heroine Addicts: Feminism and Hollywood 29

3 Do These Underpants Make Me Look Feminist? 59

4 The Golden Age of (Feminist) TV 81

5 Our Beyoncés, Ourselves: Celebrity Feminism 111

Part 2 The Same Old Normal

6 Killer Waves 141

7 Empowering Down 169

8 The Rise of Big Woman 193

9 Creeping Beauty 221

Epilogue: The End of Feel-Good Feminism 249

Acknowledgments 259

Notes 261

Index 269

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