Recommended Reading


Adams, C.  2003.  The Pornography of Meat.

Adams, C. & J. Donovan.  1995.  Animals and Women:  Feminist Theoretical Explorations.

Adams, C. & L. Gruen. 2014. Ecofeminism: Feminist Intersections with Other Animals and the Earth.

Chen, C. et al. (Eds.).  2011.  The Revolution Starts at Home: Confronting Intimate Violence Within Activist Communities.

Collins, P. H. 2000. Black Feminist Thought.

Collins, P. H. 2004. Black Sexual Politics: African Americans, Gender, and the New Racism.

Dyer, R. 1997. White: Essays on Race and Culture.

Gaarder, E.  2011.  Women and the Animal Rights Movement.

Hall, L.  2006.  Capers in the Churchyard: Animal Rights Advocacy in the Age of Terror. Darien, CT: Nectar Bat Press.

Harper, A. B.. 2010. Sistah Vegan: Food, Identity, Health, and Society: Black Female Vegans Speak.

hooks, b. 1981. Ain’t I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism.

hooks, b. 1984. Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center.

Ko, A. and S. Ko. 2017. Aph-roism: Essays on Pop Culture, Feminism, and Black Veganism from Two Sisters. Brooklyn, NY: Lantern Books.

Levy, A. 2006. Female Chauvinist Pigs. New York, NY: Free Press.

Luke, B.  2007.  Brutal:  Manhood and the Exploitation of Animals.

Jensen, R. 2007. Getting Off: Pornography and the End of Masculinity. Cambridge, MA: South End Press.

Projansky, S. 2001. Watching Rape: Film and Television in Postfeminist Culture.

Nibert, D. 2002.  Animal Rights/Human Rights: Entanglements of Oppression and Liberation.

Nibert, D.  2013.  Animal Oppression and Human Violence: Domesecration, Capitalism, and Global Conflict.

Taylor, S. 2017. Beasts of Burden: Animal and Disability Liberation. New York, NY: The New Press.

Wrenn, C. 2016. A Rational Approach to Animal Rights. New York, NY: Palgrave.

Articles, Chapters, and Essays

Adams, C.  2010.  “Why Feminist-Vegan Now?”  Feminism & Psychology 20 (3):  302-317.

Bartky, S. L. 1982. “Narcissism, Femininity and Alienation.” Social Theory and Practice, 8 (2): 127-143.

Bujok, M. 2013.  “Animals, Women and Social Hierarchies:  Reflections on Power Relations.”  Deportate, esuli, profughe (23): 32–48.

Deckha, M.  2008.  “Disturbing Images:  PETA and the Feminist Ethics of Animal Advocacy.”  Ethics and the Environment 13 (2):  35-76.

Gaard, G.  2013.  “Toward a Feminist Postcolonial Milk Studies.”  American Quarterly 65 (3): 595-618.

Gaarder, E.  2008.  “Risk & Reward:  The Impact of Animal Rights Activism on Women.”  Society & Animals 16 (1):  1-22.

Gill, R. 2012. “Media, Empowerment and the ‘Sexualization of Culture’ Debates.” Sex Roles, 66: 736-745.

Glasser, C.  2011.  “Tied Oppressions:  An Analysis of How Sexist Imagery Reinforces Speciesist Sentiment.”  The Brock Review 12 (1):  51-68.

Hains, R. 2009. “Power Feminism, Mediated: Girl Power and the Commercial Politics of Change.” Women’s Studies in Communication, 32(1): 89-113.

Hall, L. 2010. “Victims in Pictures.” Pp. 217-243, in On Their Own Terms: Bringing Animal-Rights Philosophy Down to Earth. Darien, CT: Nectar Bat Press.

Harper, A. B. 2010.  “Race as a ‘Feeble Matter’ in Veganism: Interrogating Whiteness, Geopolitical Privilege, and Consumption of ‘Cruelty-Free’ Products.” Journal of Critical Animal Studies, 8( 3).

Hobson, J.   2003. “The ‘Batty’ Politic: Toward an Aesthetics of the Black Female Body.” Hypatia. 184: 87-105.

La Loba Loca. 2015. “Reclaiming Abuelita Knowledge As A Brown Ecofeminista.” Autostraddle.

Leneman, L.  1997.  “The Awakened Instinct: Vegetarianism and the Women’s Suffrage Movement in Britain.”  Women’s History Review 6 (2):  271-287.

Kinnick, K. 2007. Pushing the Envelope: The Role of Mass Media in the Mainstreaming of Porn. Pp. 7-26, in Pop-Porn: Pornography in American Culture, edited by A. Hall & M. J. Bishop.

Ko, A. 2014. “The Baartman Effect: Nicki Minaj, Gail Dines, and Chuck Creekmur.” Natural Hair Mag.

Kray, K. 2015. “10 Things Trans Activists and Allies Need to Remember.” Everyday Feminism.

Magnet, S.   2007. “Feminist Sexualities, Race and the Internet: An Investigation of” New Media and Society, 9(4): 577-602.

McRobbie, A. 2004. “Post-feminism and Popular Culture.” Feminist Media Studies, 4(3):255-264.

Munro, L.  2001.  “Caring about Blood, Flesh, and Pain:  Women’s Standing in the Animal Protection Movement.”  Society & Animals 9 (1):  43-61.

Nixon, L. 2015. “Eco-Feminist Appropriations of Indigenous Feminisms and Environmental Violence.” The Feminist Wire.

Olive, V. C. 2012. “Sexual Assault against Women of Color.” Journal of Student Research, 1: 1-9.

Parson, S. 2015. “Cecil the Lion, White Supremacy, and Speciesism.” CounterPunch.

Peek, C., N. Bell, and C. Dunham.  1996.  “Gender, Gender Ideology, and Animal Rights Advocacy.”  Gender and Society 10 (4):  464-478.

Robinson, M.  2010.  “Veganism and Mi’kmaq Legends:  Feminist Natives Do Eat Tofu.”

Socha, K. 2013. “The ‘Dreaded Comparisons’ and Speciesism: Leveling the Hierarchy of Suffering.” Pp. 223-240 in Confronting Animal Exploitation: Grassroots Essays on Liberation and Veganism, edited by K. Socha and S. Blum. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

Winder, A. “My Body Belongs To Me: Navigating Racial Body Politics as a Fat Black Girl.” For Harriet.

Wrenn, C. L. 2018. “Pussy Grabs Back. Bestialized Sexual Politics and the Intersectional Failure in the Protest Posters for the 2017 Women’s March.” Feminist Media Studies.

Wrenn, C. L. 2017. “Trump Veganism: A Political Survey of American Vegans in the Era of Identity Politics.” Societies 7 (4): 32.

Wrenn, C. L. 2017. “Fat Vegan Politics: A Survey of Fat Vegan Activists’ Online Experiences with Social Movement Sizeism.” Fat Studies 6 (1): 90-102.

Wrenn, C. L.  2013.   “The Role of Professionalization Regarding Female Exploitation in the Nonhuman Animal Rights Movement.”  Journal of Gender Studies.

Wrenn, C. L.  2013.  “Gender Policing the Vegan Woman.”  The Feminist Wire.