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Here, I provide links, PDFs, and ePUBs of some texts I'm basically referring to when I yell "read feminist theory". I am by no means an authority on this subject, though I'm constantly asked on where to start with educating oneself on women's liberation/gender liberation. Limited by my own nascent knowledge, this is by no means an exhaustive list, though I hope these texts provide a good starting point. (Note: as a bakla individual in the Philippines, I do place an emphasis on proletarian feminism in the Philippine context, and a critique of the Western gender model, alongside a decolonized and indigenized approach to gender.)

"Read feminist theory!"

What is Proletarian Feminism?

Anuradha Ghandy, Philosophical Trends in the Feminist Movement

Esperanza, A Socialist, Feminist, and Transgender Analysis of "Sex Work"

B. Binaohan, decolonizing trans/gender 101

Friedrich Engels, The Origin of Private Property, State, and Family

Andrea Dworkin, Pornography

More texts

John D'Emilio, Capitalism & Gay Identity

Gerda Lerner, The Creation of Patriarchy

Esperanza, The Problem with the Phrase "Sex Work is Work" (Medium)

Maria Lugones, Coloniality of Gender

Filipino texts

(to add)

On bakla

Neil J. Garcia, Gay Philippine Identity

John Andrew G. Evangelista, Who's afraid to mess with the 'bakla'? (Rappler article)

(add ur own threads here din march waaa andami ko pa kailangang basahin omfg)