The FBomb.org is a blog/community created by and for teenage girls who care about their rights as women and want to be heard.
In this case the “F Bomb” stands for “feminist.” However, it also pokes fun at the idea that the term “feminist” is so stigmatized — it is our way of proudly reclaiming the word. The fact that the “F Bomb” usually refers to a certain swear word in popular culture is also not coincidental. The FBomb.org is for girls who have enough social awareness to be angry and who want to verbalize that feeling. The FBomb.org is loud, proud, sarcastic…everything teenage feminists are today.
Julie Zeilinger is originally from Pepper Pike, Ohio and is currently a member of the Barnard College Class of 2015. Julie and the FBomb have been featured in media outlets such as The Daily Beast, More Magazine, Women’s Day and Salon amongst others. Her book about the next generation of feminism, entitled “A Little F’d Up: Why Feminism Is Not A Dirty Word” was published by Seal Press in the Spring of 2012.
Follow her on twitter: @juliezeilinger
The main purpose of the fbomb is to create a community and dialogue amongst young women, and therefore any and all submissions are accepted on an ongoing basis. There is no limit for the number of submissions per person and multiple submissions and submissions sent over time are encouraged.
While the Fbomb highly encourages comments, we reserve the right to remove any comments that are hateful, threatening towards others or that are disparaging and/or nonconstructively anti-feminist. There is room for disagreement, certainly, but this blog is meant to be a safe space for young feminists. Honestly, I’m not in the business of censorship, just keep it respectful, people.