Jessica Valenti
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Jessica Valenti

Jessica Valenti is the author of multiple books on feminism, politics and culture, and editor of the anthology Yes Means Yes: Visions of Female Sexual Power and a World Without Rape.

Jessica is also the founder of Feministing.com, which Columbia Journalism Review called "head and shoulders above almost any writing on women's issues in mainstream media."

Her writing has appeared in publications like The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Nation, and Ms. magazine. She is currently a columnist at the Guardian US. Jessica lives in Brooklyn with her husband and daughter.

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    • Sex Object

    • A Memoir
    • By: Jessica Valenti
    • Narrated by: Jessica Valenti
    • Length: 4 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Sex Object explores the painful, funny, embarrassing, and sometimes illegal moments that shaped Valenti's adolescence and young adulthood in New York City....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Everyone needs to read/listen to this book.

    • By Megan on 07-15-16

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    • Full Frontal Feminism

    • A Young Woman’s Guide to Why Feminism Matters
    • By: Jessica Valenti
    • Narrated by: Julie McKay
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Feminism isn't dead. It just isn't very cool anymore. Enter Full Frontal Feminism....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Aged but timeless

    • By Morty A-964 on 09-06-18

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    • The Purity Myth

    • How America's Obsession with Virginity Is Hurting Young Women
    • By: Jessica Valenti
    • Narrated by: Abby Craden
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In The Purity Myth Jessica Valenti argues that the country’s intense focus on chastity is damaging to young women....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • BRAVO! Logical and engaging!

    • By serine on 04-22-16

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    • Why Have Kids?

    • A New Mom Explores the Truth About Parenting and Happiness
    • By: Jessica Valenti
    • Narrated by: Emily Beresford
    • Length: 5 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    In Why Have Kids?, Valenti explores these controversial questions through on-the-ground reporting, startling new research, and her own unique experiences as a mom....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Useful for Parents, Parents-To-Be, & Non-Parents

    • By Nadine on 11-09-13

    Regular price: $20.99

    • He's a Stud, She's a Slut, and 49 Other Double Standards Every Woman Should Know

    • By: Jessica Valenti
    • Narrated by: Julie McKay
    • Length: 6 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Double standards are nothing new. Women deal with them every day. Take the common truism that women who sleep around are sluts while men are studs....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very interesting

    • By Katherine on 01-29-15

    Regular price: $19.95

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