Laura Bates

Season 7, Episode 12

Laura Bates, writer and founder of Everyday Sexism, joins Robin and Josie in the studio. They chat about her new book Misogynation, the Everyday Sexism Project, witches, Naomi Wolf, Matt Haig, Katrine Marcal and much more.

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Also, please note, this episode contains discussion about sexual assault, sexual harassment, rape and subjects of that nature.


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Reading List


Laura recommends:

Misogynation by Laura Bates

Living Dolls by Natasha Walter

We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The work of Bell Hooks

Who Cooked Adam Smith’s Dinner by Katrine Marcal

Anne of Green Gables by LM Montgomery

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

The work of Louise O’Neill

The work of Meg Rosoff

Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman

Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig

Josie recommends:

Girl Up by Laura Bates

The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf

The Witches by Stacy Schiff

Robin recommends:

Everyday Sexism by Laura Bates

The People’s Platform by Astra Taylor

I Hate the Internet by Jarrett Kobek

Misconceptions by Naomi Wolf

Backlash by Susan Faludi

Fight Like a Girl by Clementine Ford

How to Stop Time by Matt Haig

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