A Little F'd Up: Why Feminism Is Not a Dirty Word

A Little F'd Up: Why Feminism Is Not a Dirty Word

by Julie Zeilinger
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A Little F'd Up: Why Feminism Is Not a Dirty Word by Julie Zeilinger

Young women today have a bad reputation, and for good reason: They’re sexting their classmates, they spend more time on FaceBook than they do in class, and their appetite for material possessions and reality TV is matched only by their overwhelming apathy about important social and political issues. Right?


FBomb blog creator Julie Zeilinger debunks these (and other) myths about modern youth in A Little F’d Up, the first book about feminism for young women in their teens and twenties to actually be written by one of their peers. In this accessible handbook, Zeilinger takes a critical, honest, and humorous look at where young feminists are as a generation, and where they’re going—and she does so from the perspective of someone who’s in the trenches right alongside her readers.

Fun, funny, and engaging, A Little F’d Up is a must-read for the growing number of intelligent, informed young women out there who are ready to start finding their voice—and changing the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580054478
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Publication date: 04/17/2012
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 1,043,061
File size: 389 KB

About the Author

Originally from Pepper Pike, Ohio, 18-year-old Julie Zeilinger is currently an undergraduate at Barnard College, Columbia University. The founder and editor of FBomb (thefbomb.org), a feminist blog and community for teens and young adults who care about their rights and want to be heard, Zeilinger has been named one of the eight most influential bloggers under the age of 21 by Woman’s Day magazine, one of More Magazine’s “New Feminists You Need To Know,” one of The Times' “40 Bloggers Who Really Count,” and one of the Plain Dealer’s “Most Interesting People of 2011.” She has contributed to the Huffington Post, Feminist.com, Skirt! magazine, and the Cleveland Jewish News, among other publications.

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A Little F'd Up: Why Feminism Is Not a Dirty Word 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
She waits for Kyle.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Can you get me one i need to date i am 11
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This guy works at walmart.... he started of saying hi to me and waving as he walked by.... cuz i work for pepsi so i fill pop shelves.... anyway... he started talking to me and he is sooooo nice. I started looking forward to seeing him and the other day i had to leave and he acted like he was gonna give me a hug. Then today i told him that because of school that saturday was gonna be my last day and he made a pouty face but i told him i was gonna give him my number and email.... and i wrote it out and gave it to him and we hugged foe real it was so amazing! This morning (i actuallywork or my dad who works for pepsi) my dad said he saw brandon keep on looking at me and smiling..... idk i will get to see him every two weeks on saturdays cuz thts when we work out of school hrs but idk... do u thin he likes me? Oh but there is one other slight problem.... he is 24 and i am 14.... i really like him a lot! What shuld i do? ~hailey
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ChakraBT More than 1 year ago
This young women really tells it like it is. It should be required reading for anyone in politics who is trying to figure out why so many young people don't vote.