Feminist Book Review: Romeo and/or Juliet

Every so often the debate arises: Was Shakespeare a real person? Did he write the plays he is famous for? Or did he collaborate with other writers, or steal their work, or was his name just a pseudonym? Ryan North has the answer–Shakespeare stole his famous tale Romeo and Juliet from Ryan himelf. “How?” you… Read More

The Heaviness of Knowing: F-BOM Book of the Month Review

We are pleased to announce Sharolyn G. Brown’s The Heaviness of Knowing as our Winter 2018 F-BOM Book of the Month. Here’s your spoiler-free review of the novel. Then, download your copy here and start reading. We look forward to hearing your personal reviews in the F-BOM forum! Not offensive to women = 1/1 pt… Read More

Fall 2017 Flash Fiction Contest Winners

Here are the winning stories from F-BOM’s Fall 2017 flash fiction contest, Magic Always Has A Price, judged by Intisar Khanani. Did you miss the contest this quarter? Our next topic will be revealed in February, during our interview with Sharolyn G. Brown. Follow us on Facebook for updates. Click here for submission guidelines. First place:  The… Read More

Her Story Arc’s Best Feminist TV and Movies of 2017

2017 was some year for feminism. From the Women’s March on Washington to the #MeToo movement, women’s voices are being heard louder than ever. Throughout the year, feminist movies and television provided additional bright spots of representation. Whether or not you believe these shows represent a cultural shift, they provided comfort, distraction, motivation, education, and hope… Read More