Equalities Reading Group: Equality Activism

Sunday 31 January 2021 7pm - 8pm

MS Teams

Equalities Reading Group

This month's theme is Equality Activism!

Join us at 7pm on 31st January via Microsoft Teams. You can email Jess Reid at jer00049@students.stir.ac.uk to be added to the MS Teams chat.

What do you need to do?

  1. Read the articles of the month to be informed on the theme

  2. Try to read one book from either list (if you can't no worries still come along and contribute - this is a reading group not a book club it's the theme that counts)

Articles of the Month

  1. Stacey Abrams Is Already The Most Influential Woman Of 2021' By Susan Devaney (Vogue) https://www.vogue.co.uk/arts-and-lifestyle/article/who-is-stacey-abrams 

  2. 'Being young and making an impact' Natalie Warne TedxTeen https://www.ted.com/talks/natalie_warne_being_young_and_making_an_impact?language=en 

Book List

  1. 'Unicorn: The Memoir of a Muslim Drag Queen' By Amrou Al-Kadhi

  2. 'Trans Love: An Anthology of Transgender and Non Binary Voices' By Freiya Benson (editor)

  3. 'To My Trans Sisters' By Charlie Craggs

  4. 'All Boys Aren't Blue' By George M. JohnSon

  5. 'How I Resist: Activism and Hope for a New Generation' by Maureen Johnson (Editor)

  6. 'Taking Up Space: The Black Girl's Manifesto for Change' by Chelsea Kwakye

  7. 'Be the Change: A toolkit for the activist in you' By Gina Martin

  8. 'Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice' By Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

  9. 'Sitting Pretty: The View From My Ordinary Resilient Disabled Body' by Rebekah Taussig

  10. 'No One is Too Small to Make a Difference' by Greta Thunberg

  11. 'Read & Riot: A Pussy Riot Guide to Activism' By Nadya Tolokonnikova

  12. 'Beyond the Gender Binary' by Alok Vaid-Menon