Somewhere along her decades-long crusade for gender equality and civil rights, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was aptly (and lovingly) named Notorious RBG. Inspired by her life’s work and new-found fame, “Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg” offers fans, feminists and anyone optimistic for a more open-minded society the intimate, never-before-told story behind the revolutionary woman.
From Ohio-based These Are Things (aka artists Jen Adrion and Omar Noory) comes a simple and sweet accessory: a rose gold enamel "Feminist" lapel pin. Measuring one inch across, and even better than a "Hello My Name Is" tag, the pin is made in the USA and will make sure nobody gets you twisted.
Not just the story of author and feminist activist Gloria Steinem's travels, but also tracking the evolution the movement for equality, "My Life on The Road" is an insightful and inspiring read. "When people ask me why I still have hope and energy after all these years, I always say: because I travel. Taking to the road—by which I mean letting the road take you—changed who I thought I was," writes Steinem in her thoughtful, modest, yet profound book.
Whether writing a grocery list, an essay dissecting Simone de Beauvoir's theories, your brilliant memoir or anything in between, these "Feminist With a To-Do List" pencils will keep you motivated. The Number 2 graphite pencils are also perfect for drawing illustrations of the collapse of the patriarchy.
Made in the USA from comfy 100% cotton, this Me and You (aka Julia Baylis and Mayan Toledano) underwear is an adorable way to wear your heart on your sleeve—or on your tuchus. Hand-printed in the States, the white undies bears lipstick kisses on the front, the word "feminist" on the back and will have you feeling comfortable and cheerful all day.
Boldly embroidered with the words "Strong Female Lead," this clutch from Austin, TX-based REALM is perfect for any girl gang member (or supporter) or Geena Davis enthusiast. Available in three colorways, the new burgundy with coral-hued lettering is our pick for the leading lady in your life. It's created by the talented one-woman show Vanessa Crook, who hand makes each piece from start to finish.
NYC's Yes Stitch Yes (aka Lauren Singleton) presents yet another fiery and floral embroidered piece. This small but mighty four-inch hoop is covered in pink- and purple-hued flowers, and emblazoned with the message "Not Yours Never Was" inside two love-hearts. Made by hand, this is decor for those who want to kill with kindness.
Pay homage to your favorite black and Chicana feminist activists and queer theorists—Audre Lorde, Gloria E Anzaldúa, Angela Y Davis and bell hooks—by proudly wearing Thugz Maison's "Goddess" T-Shirt. Made from 100% cotton, the top is screen-printed by hand and is a bold way to promote intersectionality. Available from small to XXXL, this T-shirt is for all genders and sizes.
For feminists of all genders, this 100% cotton black denim jacket offers a boxy fit and an important message of independence to the world. Emblazoned with the words "Property of No One," the jacket's decoration is sweetened up with a red rose, but isn't sugar-coating anything. Since each piece is made to order, buyers should allow around 10 days until shipping.
Brooklyn-based artist Penelope Gazin has the perfect patch to support your local girl gang—or indeed rep your very own. The playful, chenille patch might be a sweet colorway of baby blue and pink, but it bears fair warning that you walk with back-up in tow. The patch is available individually or in bulk—depending on how deep your club rolls.
For the past three decades, anonymous gorilla-mask-bearers Guerrilla Girls have been protesting gender and racial discrimination in politics, art, culture and more—all with a sense of down-to-earth humor. Bringing the street activism right into the home is their bold three-piece collaboration with Australian design studio Third Drawer Down. A handkerchief kindly calls out art collectors who own few works by women, a mug bears "Do Women have to be naked to get into the Met?" and a tea towel details the so-called "advantages" of being a women artist.
With contributors from all over the world, Filmme Fatales is a publication that explores the world of women in film. Launched early January 2013, the zine now has six issues in its back catalog, with themes ranging from "One More Shot" to ladies in the workplace, and features personal essays, critical pieces, haikus, photo series and everything in between. For feminists, film enthusiasts and thinkers of all genders.
At first glance, MadeMe's cropped, striped turtleneck is super-cute, but don't be fooled—the patch reads "Touch Me and Die." Made from a cotton and viscose blend, the sweater channels the '90s, Mondays and most women's sentiments perfectly.
Get with the winning team with graphic designer Adam J Kurtz's (aka AdamJK) "Myself" pennant. Put the sparkly banner somewhere you'll see it daily for a regular memo that you are the best, or give it to somebody who might need the reminder.