2241 S. Kinnickinnic Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207 | 414.744.8384 | Open Mon-Sat 10-8 and Sun 11-5

Welcome to Broad Vocabulary Feminist Bookstore

We specialize in feminist books and magazines, including feminist theory, subculture studies, progressive politics, cultural movements, and anti-sexist/anti-racist young adult and children’s books. We also carry an ever-changing stock of used books and many lovely gift items such as t-shirts, bumper stickers, magnets, buttons, journals, pepper spray, cards, pride-gear, local art, zines and more!

We are located at 2241 S Kinnickinnic Ave, just north of the intersection of KK and Lincoln (map). We are open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 8pm and Sundays from 11am to 5pm. Please check our calendar for our most up-to date events/clubs/workshops. See you here!!!

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Upcoming Events

  • Friday, February 22: Open mic night - come show us what you've got! 7-9 PM
  • Saturday, February 23: The Fiction Writers' Workshop meets; contact Jen for more information - 2-4 PM
  • Wednesday, February 27: Political acoustic rocker Julie Loyd plays Broad Vocabulary - 8 PM; suggested donation $5-10
  • Sunday, March 2: Broad Vocabulary screens Konnie Michael Chameides' documentary Young, Jewish, and Left - 3 PM

See the calendar for more details.