The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Your Favorite Feminist

The holidays are here, and what better way to appreciate the boss babes in your life than a feminist inspired holiday gift?! Whether it’s for Secret Santa or just to spread some holiday empowerment, there’s something in here for every woman trying to shatter glass ceilings!

1. Ladki Power Shirts | Brown Girl Magazine x Roots Gear


Brown Girl Magazine just released the most badass line of clothing in partnership with Roots Gear and By Badal — and I literally cannot get enough. The entire line is elegantly simple, and totally inspiring. And as you can tell, the styling possibilities are infinite. I have the black crop and also just ordered the olive green crop hoodie, so y’all already know I’ll be rocking my #LadkiPower gear EVERYWHERE. Grab one right now for all the powerful ladkis you know!

2. Periods Gone Public


I don’t think I’ve ever felt more inspired and compelled to take action than I did while reading this book on #MenstrualEquity. Written by my incredible Brennan Center colleague, Jennifer Weiss-Wolf, this is the feminist bible for women looking to advocate for the advancement of women’s rights and reproductive health. After reading this book multiple times in just one month, I wrote about my experience with menstruation as a South Asian women for Brown Girl Magazine. Get your copy of Periods Gone Public, and read all about the public health issue that impacts nearly half of the world’s population, the stigma surrounding periods, and how you can get involved in this gripping book!

3. Sanaya Set Subscription Box


The Sanaya Set subscription box is perfect way to pamper the tireless social justice warrior in your life! We all know how exhausting fighting the good fight can really be, so it’s more important than ever for advocates and activists to practice self-care. Thanks to Sanaya Set, this is now easier than ever. Sanaya Set curates seasonal subscription boxes filled with intentional, socially conscious products to enhance your beauty inside and out — .sourced primarily from womxn-owned businesses. AND 10% of the proceeds from each collection go directly to rotating charitable organizations. Give your favorite social justice advocate the gift of self-love this holiday season!

4. Parvati Villa Devi Cuff | HoliChic by Megha

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Adorn the devi in your life with this stunning cuff by Parvati Villa. The perfect way to add a pop of culture to any outfit, this cuff is perfect for when you’re ready to unleash your inner goddess and make a killer style statement!

5. I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World 


Quite possibly the most powerful story I’ve ever read. This is the story of Malala Yousafzai — a Pakistani activist for female education and empowerment, and the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. Malala’s life story inspires the hope that all it takes is one person to make a difference. Her story is that of struggle, pain and perseverance. An incredible reminder of how powerful one voice can be!

6. Yasss Rani Phone Case | Paper Samosa


The perfect stocking stuffer for every kween! Need I say more?

7. ‘Dhoklas’ Poster | HateCopy


But actually, dhoklas > chokras! HateCopy is the feminist South Asian pop art we all need in our lives: empowering, funny, and totally relatable. I don’t know anyone who wouldn’t love having a HateCopy poster on their wall!

8. Bad Beti Cap | Babbu the Painter


Made for the sporty chic brown babe who wants to make a bold statement while maintaining optimal comfort levels. This Bad Beti cap by Babbu the Painter is a great addition to any edgy ensemble! #ComfyChic

9. Dance Like No Auntie is Watching Pillow Case | Paper Samosa

A much-needed reminder to ignore all your nosy neighborhood aunties, this reversible cushion will add character to any space! Place it on your couch and embolden yourself to dance like you don’t care what any aunty has to say…mostly because you don’t. ;)

10. Milk & Honey | Rupi Kaur

Rupi Kaur’s poetry basically speaks for itself — it’s simple, powerful, and relatable for the every day woman. I’ve read this book over and over again through various stages of my life, and it has always helped me find a new perspective. This is the collection of poems every woman needs on her book shelf.

Hope this makes your holiday shopping a tiny bit easier this year! If you need any other gift ideas, let me know :) Happy Holidays, my darlings! xo

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