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

By Julie Zeilinger

Younger women this present day have a nasty recognition, and for strong cause: They’re sexting their classmates, they spend extra time on fb than they do at school, and their urge for food for cloth possessions and fact television is matched in simple terms by way of their overwhelming apathy approximately very important social and political matters. Right?

Wrong.

FBomb web publication writer Julie Zeilinger debunks those (and different) myths approximately smooth early life in a bit F’d Up, the 1st e-book approximately feminism for younger ladies of their youngsters and twenties to really be written via one in every of their friends. during this available instruction manual, Zeilinger takes a serious, sincere, and funny examine the place younger feminists are as a new release, and the place they’re going—and she does so from the point of view of somebody who’s within the trenches correct along her readers.

Fun, humorous, and fascinating, a bit F’d Up is a must-read for the transforming into variety of clever, expert younger women in the market who're able to commence discovering their voice—and altering the realm.

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The negro, prevented from joining the whites on his own terms, closes the ghetto to the white man. The pot smoker may reject legality and work instead to promote law breaking in that form, as far as possible with impunity. To begin with, Stop Getting Caught. Any London con can tell you that you’re more likely to get caught when you aren’t doing anything wrong than when you are, so it’s nonsense to 4 Flip-top legal pot think that you need not develop any routines to protect yourself because you’re not doing anything wrong.

Your hot knee-tremblers with Geraldine! To think that, there on the Kokoda trail between the little legs of your boxer shorts, insurrection pounds unseen! Do your colleagues guess that your fingers smell sweety-sharp from your last pre-penetral generosities? Can they imagine the sweet alchemies now working in the moistest crannies of your anarchic tool? Where will it lead you next, O glorious goatman? (Will you console Zara? Perhaps you have, probing her secret wound with your 1 honey wand, your big, spotted groper lying between her swaying weed-clad walls.

I’m not going to go on now about what you’ve done to my womanneoplc, boss-man, because the nicest thing you do to us is fuck us and I’m afraid you might stop! But in exchange for the tongue-baths, for your one strength which to your press secretary it is death to reveal, I’m going to give vou a warning. So far my poor sisters are unradicalized: a wife is an Uncle Tom, that’s clear, but the others who gave you cunt-room are just silly. They felt like some cock-of-state to tell their sisters about (how they laugh at you big-fella white man) but if you don’t stop playing your double game (which only you and us cunts and The Times know about) you better get clever, my battered satyr, and your chances are slim.

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