Feminist Frequency – Conversations with pop culture
Feminist Answering Machine: Jaclyn Friedman on Who Needs Stories About Amazing Girls the Most

This week on our one-of-a-kind, state-of-the-art Feminist Answering Machine, the fantastic author, speaker and activist Jaclyn Friedman calls in with an important message about popular storytelling. For generations, […]

Feminist Frequency Radio is Here! Join Us on Our New Sonic Adventure!

Here it is, the first official episode of our brand new flagship podcast, Feminist Frequency Radio! We’re the show that encourages you to be critical of the media you love, or we’re the feminist killjoys coming to take your media away, depending on your […]

Star Trek Discovery Recap FREQCast on Episode 9: Into the Forest I Go

In our last new episode of the Discovery Recap FREQcast before the fall hiatus, we tackle the thorny issues surrounding media representations of PTSD; explore some scientific questions […]

My Milkshake Duck Scares All the Women from the Yard

As more and more celebrities are being exposed for the horrible things they’ve done, a lot of people are wrestling with the question of how to handle it […]

Peach’s Tiny Taste of Freedom: Gender in Super Mario Odyssey
#Featured, #Video Games

SPOILERS: Super Mario Odyssey’s climax sees our hero Mario, who has made a 30-plus-year career out of rescuing Princess Peach, once again doing battle with Bowser to save […]

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Feminist Frequency Radio: A Teaser for Our Forthcoming Flagship Podcast!
Look out: Feminist Frequency Radio is coming for your media! We’re very excited about the imminent launch of our flagship podcast, and this teaser gives you a little taste of what you can expect week-to-week as Anita, Ebony and I bring you dispatches from the pop culture wars and invite you to listen in on our […]
Star Trek Discovery Recap FREQCast on Episode 8: Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum
In this week’s episode, things get truly loopy as Anita poses an almost impossible version of “Would You Rather” for Ebony regarding the Discovery’s crew; Ebony bemoans the lack of quality Saru; and the hosts apologize for making the exact kind of appearance-based critiques around Stamets that they wouldn’t stand for from other media critics. All […]
Ask a Feminist: What does it mean to “live a feminist life”?
Happy fall, y’all! We’ve added a new recommendation to our list of nonfiction feminist media: Sara Ahmed’s newest book, Living a Feminist Life. Anita can’t put it down, and my copy is here beside me as I type, sitting in a spot of honor on my bedside table. As a long-time student of gender studies, I’ve […]
Feminist Answering Machine: Jessica N. Pabón-Colón Asks, “Where Are the Pussy Hats for Puerto Rico?”
This week, the brilliant feminist scholar Jessica N. Pabón-Colón calls in to our one-of-a-kind, state-of-the-art Feminist Answering Machine with an urgent question: Where is all the feminist concern and feminist action in response to the tremendous humanitarian crisis happening in Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria? As she explains so clearly here, “Any way […]
Star Trek: Discovery Recap FREQCast 6: Episode 7: Oh, of Course. A Time Crystal. Of Course. Sure.
Just when Anita and Ebony thought it was safe to go back in the water, Star Trek: Discovery offers up a truly bonkers time loop episode with few redeeming moments but plenty to unpack. Ebony finds herself in the unfamiliar position of not totally loving Burnham’s hair, and Anita points out that Tyler appears to be […]
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