Room's Holiday Gift Guide

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Lindsay Glauser Kwan and Nailah King

Are you looking for the perfect holiday gift? From stocking stuffers to feminist fashion, check out Room magazine’s holiday gift guide for ideas.

Stocking Stuffers

Forget the usual stocking filler and go for something with more substance:

Rosie the Riveter Poster

Big Smash Patriarchy Inflatable Hammer

Virginia Woolf Pendant

For the Kids

Instead of princesses and fairy tales, why not buy:

Amelia Earhart Doll and Biography

Women Artist Colouring Book

Frida Kahlo Plush Doll

Make Your Own Book Kit

Or buy a workshop, camp or program with Girls Learning Code or Kids Learning Code. You might enroll yourself while you are at it!

Raise a Glass

Cups and mugs that will encourage her to say cheers:

Anonymous was a woman mug

Society of Beer Drinking Ladies™ Tulip Glass

Or find the perfect one in this extensive collection of feminist mugs.

Bookworms Rejoice

Take note of any of the books on our #readwomen2014 list that we compiled this year or check out these books:

Feminism is For Everybody: Passionate Politics by bell hooks

Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde

Women in Clothes edited by Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits and Leanne Shapton


Or purchase a Room magazine subscription. She'll get four issues in a year!

Creative Spark

The writers and artists in your life will thank you for some inspiration from some of our favourite creative geniuses:

A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf

50 Women Artists You Should Know

Creative Block from the Jealous Curator

Feminist Fashion

Neither a bad fashion fad or an ugly Christmas sweater, here are some fashion ideas for the feminist:

Stop Telling Women to Smile Totebag

Got Consent Tote bags

Feminist as Fuck T Shirt

Cats Against Cat Calls T-Shirt

Pizza Rolls not Gender Roles

Make a Donation

‘Tis the season of giving so if in doubt, donate on her behalf to a charity or organization that she can stand behind. May we suggest: 

Planned Parenthood

A sexual assault centre

Your local women’s shelter

Or support Room magazine in another year of publishing work by women and genderqueer writers.

Do you have any feminist gift ideas? We’d love if you would share them in the comment section.



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