Believe me : how trusting women can change the world / Jessica Valenti + Jaclyn Friedman
Book | Seal Press | 2020 | First edition.

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Edition
First edition.
Description
xiii, 321 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-321).
Contents
Introduction -- Our word alone / Jessica Valenti -- How Bertha Pappenheim cured herself / Moira Donegan -- Gossip is an English word: 500+ years of #MeToo in Indian Country / Sarah Deer & Bonnie Clairmont -- The room where it happened / Dahlia Lithwick -- Listening will never be enough / Katherine Cross -- He's unmarked, she's marked / Julia Serano -- "Believe me" means believing that Black women are people / Soraya Nadia McDonald -- We belong everywhere / Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley -- Nowhere left to go: misogyny and belief on the left / Sady Doyle -- Constructing the future: the believe me internet / Soraya Chemaly -- Yeah, you like that, don't you?: The unnecessary pleasures of sexual labor / Tina Horn -- Can BDSM save us?: Centering enthusiastic consent in queer worlds / Sassafras Lowrey -- Clocked / Matt Lubchansky -- Do not pet / Anuradha Bhagwati -- The power of survivor-defined justice / Stacy Malone, Esq. -- Before #MeToo: Black women in the anti-rape movement in Washington, DC, in the 1970s / Loretta J. Ross -- I believe you, como eres / Andrea L. Pino-Silva -- Reproductive justice: sacred work, sacred journey / Cherisse Scott -- The spark to change / Tahir Duckett -- She can't breathe / Jamil Smith -- Taking the employer high road to address sexual harassment / Mónica Ramírez -- Big little lies / Samantha Irby -- Innocent in the face: a conversation with Tatiana Maslany / Jacklyn Friedman -- When gender is weaponized, peacer depends on believing survivors / Yifat Susskind & Yanar Mohammed -- Silenced and doubted: how the US immigration system fails Central American women / Anna-Catherine Brigida -- Survivorship is leadership: building a future for new possibilities and power / Sabrina Hersi Issa -- Survivor love letter / Tani Ikeda -- The cost of disbelieving / Jacklyn Friedman.
Summary
"In Believe Me, contributors ask and answer the crucial question: What would happen if we didn't just believe women, but acted as though they matter? If we take women's experiences of online harassment seriously, it will transform the internet. If we listen to and center survivors, we could revolutionize our systems of justice. If we believe Black women when they talk about pain, we will save countless lives. With contributions from many of the most important voices in feminism today, Believe Me is an essential roadmap for the #MeToo era and beyond." -- From Amazon.com summary
"Harvey Weinstein. Brett Kavanaugh. Jeffrey Epstein. Donald Trump. The most infamous abusers in modern American history are being outed as women speak up to publicly expose behavior that was previously only whispered about -- and it's both making an impact, and sparking a backlash. From the leading, agenda-setting feminist editors of Yes Means Yes, Believe Me brings readers into the evolving landscape of the movement against sexual violence, and outlines how trusting women is the critical foundation for future progress. In Believe Me, contributors ask and answer the crucial question: What would happen if we didn't just believe women, but acted as though they matter? If we take women's experiences of online harassment seriously, it will transform the internet. If we listen to and center survivors, we could revolutionize our systems of justice. If we believe Black women when they talk about pain, we will save countless lives. With contributions from many of the most important voices in feminism today, Believe Me is an essential roadmap for the #MeToo era and beyond."--Inside book jacket.
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Friedman, Jaclyn,
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How trusting women can change the world
ISBN
9781580058797 (hardcover)
1580058795 (hardcover)
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