Brittany Shoot

Brittany Shoot is an American writer living in Copenhagen, Denmark. A longtime member of the Feminist Review editorial collective, her writing has also appeared in a variety of print and
online publications including Bitch, make/shift, ColorLines, Herizons, and The Women’s Interational Perspective.


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Dispatches from the Abortion Wars: Talking to Carole Joffe

Brittany Shoot

Carole Joffe's new book Dispatches from the Abortion Wars: The Costs of Fanaticism to Doctors, Patients, and the Rest of Us, she details how many physicians are actively discouraged from incorporating abortion into other forms of medical practice, and the choice to perform abortions in some areas may make practicing any other type of medicine virtually impossible.

Pride and Parenting: Gay Fatherhood in America

Brittany Shoot

In her new book, Gay Fatherhood: Narratives of Family and Citizenship in America, Ellen Lewin investigates the nuances of gay adoption and describes the many challenges gay men face—from the “family values” Right as much as from the “radical queer” Left—as they actively seek to become parents.

Invisible Girls Demand To Be Seen

Brittany Shoot

In a revised second edition of her groundbreaking book Invisible Girls: The Truth About Sexual Abuse, Dr. Patti Feuereisen explains the intricacies of mentor abuse among the other variants of sexual abuse and assault that many young women face. In the United States alone, at least one in four young women will survive some sort of abuse before she turns eighteen.

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