The ERA Coalition works with more than 300 state, federal, and grassroots partners to advance the cause of women’s equality in the United States, primarily through adding the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution and supporting states’ ongoing efforts to ratify the ERA.
The feminist movement and the Equal Rights Amendment both have a long and storied (and often fraught) history in this country. We've curated our must-read classics on these subjects, plus some great new books that we think you'll really love!
Add some of these books to your TBR pile, or start a feminist book club and make sure to add us to the invite list! We'll bring the wine.
Equal Means Equal by Jessica Neuwirth (co-founder of the ERA Coalition!)
Black Feminist Thought by Patricia Hill Collins
My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem
Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Brittney Cooper
Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay
Circe by Madeline Miller
Feminism is for Everybody by bell hooks
We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche
White Feminism: From the Suffragettes to Influencers and Who They Leave Behind by Koa Beck
Unbought and Unbossed by Shirley Chisholm
The Vagina Monologues by Even Ensler
In Search of Our Mother's Gardens: Womanist Prose by Alice Walker
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
Women, Race, and Class by Angela Y. Davis
the witch doesn't burn in this one by Amanda Lovelace
More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say) by Elaine Welteroth
The Body is Not an Apology by Sonya Renee Taylor
Notorious RBG by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik
Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot by Mikki Kendall
On this day: Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat