17. Women and the Arts and Music. Women Writers and Artists (including Recording Artists); Feminist Literature (Fiction)
It was the programming that is given to us girls from the first, the programming that says men's careers are more important than ours. I tended to go out with powerful men who treated my career like a hobby whereas theirs was the real deal. I think a lot of women do that too. I hope you look at your own life and recognize whether you are minimizing it, because I did.
― Rose McGowan, Brave
100 Greatest Female Recording Artists of Rock 'n' Roll
Margaret Atwood. The Handmaid’s Tale. 
Alex Turner-Cohen. “Margaret Atwood draws parallels between
The Handmaid’s Tale and US after Roe v Wade overturned.” 
The Famous People. "Women writers." [n.d.]
[A listing of several thousand famous women writers and artists from around the world; only a little information is given about each one.]
Frida Kahlo: Painting, biography, quotes
Jessica Radloff. “Zoe Lister-Jones on why she wanted to make her movie ‘Band Aid’ with an all-female crew.” 
Pamela Paul. “In defense of J.K. Rowling.” 
Buffy St. Marie
A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman.
— Melinda Gates
Andrea Dworkin. Complete works of Andrea Dworkin. 
_____. Heartbreak: The political memoir of a feminist militant. 
Sinead O'Connor. Rememberings. 
A memoir of Irish singer Sinead O'Conner, one of the best female performing artists alive, who hasn't let fame and fortune corrupt her.
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