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    • ISBN:9780349010144
    • Publication date:06 Sep 2018

The Guilty Feminist

From our noble goals to our worst hypocrisies

By Deborah Frances-White

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A funny, joyful, frank and inspiring book about embracing both feminism and our imperfections, from the creator of the hit comedy podcast, Deborah Frances-White.

'This really is the "everything you have always wanted to know about feminism but were afraid to ask' manual. From a mind as lucid and witty as it is kind and empathetic comes essential reading for the planet.' EMMA THOMPSON

In 2015 I described myself as 'guilty feminist' for the first time. My goals were noble but my concerns were trivial. I wanted desperately for women to be taken seriously in leadership roles all over the world, but I also wanted to look good sitting down naked.

A funny, joyful, frank and inspiring book about embracing both feminism and our imperfections, from the creator of the hit comedy podcast, Deborah Frances-White.

From inclusion to the secret power of rom coms, from effective activism to what poker can tell us about gender, Deborah Frances-White explores what it means to be a 21st-century feminist, and encourages us to make the world better for all women.

The book also includes exclusive interviews with performers, activists and thinkers - Jessamyn Stanley, Zoe Coombs Marr, Susan Wokoma, Bisha K. Ali, Reubs Walsh, Becca Bunce, Amika George, Mo Mansfied and Leyla Hussein - plus a piece from Hannah Gadsby.

Praise for THE GUILTY FEMINIST podcast:

'Hilarious, irreverent, eternally surprising, classy as hell, genius comedians ... It's shows like this that breathe life into conversations about feminism' Phoebe Waller-Bridge

'If you are the kind of feminist who secretly sings along to Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines then The Guilty Feminist understands your pain' Guardian 50 Best Podcasts

'Epitomises the brilliance of being an unapologetic, powerful lady ... Tackles issues from democracy to sexuality to porn with a lightness and hilarity that makes even the newly ordained feminist feel at home' Sunday Times

'A refreshingly honest take on the complexities and insecurities of being a woke female today' Grazia

Biographical Notes

Deborah Frances-White is the host of the hit podcast The Guilty Feminist, a founder member of The Spontaneity Shop, co-author of The Improv Handbook, stand-up comedian, screenwriter and regularly speaks in businesses about diversity and inclusion.

Find out more at deborahfrances-white.com, guiltyfeminist.com or follow her on Twitter @guiltfempod or @deborahfw.

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'This really is the "everything you have always wanted to know about feminism but were afraid to ask' manual. From a mind as lucid and witty as it is kind and empathetic comes essential reading for the planet.' EMMA THOMPSON — Emma Thompson
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