Author: Leora Tanenbaum

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Can the Word Slut Be Reclaimed? My Takeaway From I Am Not a Slut

May 6, 2015 History, non-fiction 12 ★★★

Can the Word Slut Be Reclaimed? My Takeaway From I Am Not a SlutTitle: I Am Not a Slut
Author: Leora Tanenbaum
Source: Edelweiss
Links: Bookshop (affiliate link) |Goodreads
Rating:three-stars

Summary:¬†This was an eye-opening book and I think it contains an important message, but it taught me less about different feminist perspectives than I’d hoped it would.

Blogging on any topic provides a platform for people to speak about topics they’re passionate about and the bloggers I read have inspired my interest in diverse reading, feminism, and a number of other important causes. I was also motivated to learn more about feminism by books I’ve read about women gaining and losing rights in other countries. Since I’m still relatively new to the many divided opinions about feminist issues,¬†Leora Tanenbaum’s discussion of the word slut and the sexual double standard was a must read for me. Read more »

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