Reading List

Suggested Reading

Here is a list of some very relevant, extremely captivating, and hopefully helpful material to dig in to.

Articles:

Dear Men: It’s You, Too by Roxane Gay

An Open Letter to Ethan Iverson (And The Rest of Jazz Patriarchy) by Sasha Berliner

Why is there so little space for women in jazz music? by Cat Hope

Calling Grown Women ‘Girls’ Is Sexist As Hell – Here Are 4 Reasons Why by Carmen Rios

CANDY FLOSS AND MERRY-GO-ROUNDS: FEMALE COMPOSERS, GENDERED LANGUAGE, AND EMOTION by Sarah Kirkland Snider

4 Things Men Need To Do Before They Call Themselves Feminists by Alessandra Wollner

Sexism From Two Leading Jazz Artists Draws Anger — And Presents An Opportunity by Michelle Mercer

Don’t Call Me the Girl in the Band by Nandi Rose Plunkett

America Made Me a Feminist by Paulina Porizkova

Think It’s Creepy When Men Pursue Underage Girls? You’ll Shudder When You Realize How Our Society Encourages It by Anonymous

Books:

Women, Race and Class by Angela Davis

Feminist Fight Club by Jessica Bennett

Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

Sex Object: A Memoir by Jessica Valenti

Women on Top: The Quiet Revolution That’s Rocking the American Music Industry by James Dickerson

Bad Feminist; Difficult Women by Roxane Gay

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