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Below is a list of resources and stories that have opened my mind in one way or another. This list is in no way exhaustive - no doubt there are more than a few I've missed. But there's some really good stuff in there, some really challenging stuff and illuminating stuff. So I hope you enjoy.

And if you've got any recommendations of your own - send them my way!




The Handmaid’s Tale Margaret Atwood

The Blind Assassin Margaret Atwood

Oryx and Crake Margaret Atwood

The Year of the Flood Margaret Atwood

How to Build A Girl Caitlin Moran

The Parcel Anosh Irani





Power Politics: Poems Margaret Atwood

The Sun and Her Flowers Rupi Kaur

Milk and Honey Rupi Kaur






Spark Joy Marie Kondo

How to Change Your Mind Michael Pollan

The Omnivore’s Dilemma Michael Pollan

Pleasure Activism adrienne marie brown

Ways of Seeing John Berger

A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women: Essays on Art, Sex, and the Mind Siri Hustvedt

Sex Object: A Memoir Jessica Valenti

Everyday Sexism Laura Bates

Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference Cordelia Fine

Becoming Cliterate Laurie Mintz

The Art of Asking Amanda Palmer

Big Magic Elizabeth Gilbert

The Gifts of Imperfection Brené Brown

Daring Greatly Brené Brown

Braving the Wilderness Brené Brown

Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body’s Most Underrated Organ Giulia Enders

The Year of Living Biblically A.J. Jacobs




The Art of Asking Everything (S1E13 in particular)

Guys We F****d : The Anti Slut-Shaming Podcast (early episodes in particular)

Unlocking Us with Brené Brown

The Multiamory Podcast



TV, Movies, & Film:


White Right: Meeting the Enemy Deeyah Khan

Websites & Other Sources:

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