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5233 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60640, United States

Founded in Andersonville in 1979, Women & Children First is one of the largest feminist bookstores in the country. Behind a glass storefront with a bright purple awning, the shop houses more than 30,000 books by and about women, as well as unique children's books and the city’s best selection of lesbian and gay literature. The stock covers a wide range of topics, including gender studies, politics, ecology, parenting, and feminist theory. While browsing with a cup of freshly brewed coffee in hand, patrons can also find an assortment of gift items, such as candles, CD's, mugs, and jewelry.

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Women & Children First Bookstore

Founded in Andersonville in 1979, Women & Children First is one of the largest feminist bookstores in the country. Behind a glass storefront with a bright purple awning, the shop houses more than 30,000 books by and about women, as well as unique children's books and the city’s best selection of lesbian and gay literature. The stock covers a wide range of topics, including gender studies, politics, ecology, parenting, and feminist theory. While browsing with a cup of freshly brewed coffee in hand, patrons can also find an assortment of gift items, such as candles, CD's, mugs, and jewelry.