13.  Bluestockings

1-Bluestockings Books 8-15

Bluestockings is an all-volunteer bookshop and cafe with titles devoted to feminism and social activism. In their mission statement, they say that they are a radical bookstore, fair trade cafe and activist center, and hope to create empowerment and actively support movements that challenge the system “of oppression.”  In addition, they offer educational programming, support groups and events like the Feminist Bookclub, Radical Educators Bookclub, Dyke Knitting Circle and many more. You will be able to visit them at 172 Allen Street for at least five more years, as they just signed a new lease.