Jes­si­ca Valen­ti – called the poster girl for third-wave fem­i­nism” by Salon – is the author of three books: Full Frontal Fem­i­nism: A Young Woman’s Guide to Why Fem­i­nism Mat­ters, He’s a Stud, She’s a Slut…and 49 Oth­er Dou­ble Stan­dards Every Woman Should Know, and The Puri­ty Myth: How America’s Obses­sion with Vir­gin­i­ty is Hurt­ing Young Women which is being made into a doc­u­men­tary by the Media Edu­ca­tion Foun­da­tion. She is the edi­tor of the anthol­o­gy Yes Means Yes: Visions of Female Sex­u­al Pow­er and a World With­out Rape, which was named one of Pub­lish­ers Weekly’s Top 100 Books of 2009. Jes­si­ca is also the founder of Fem​i​nist​ing​.com.
Interview
Jessica Valenti