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Announcing Anita and Ebony’s Upcoming Book, History vs. Women: The Defiant Lives That They Don’t Want You to Know
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We are so thrilled to finally be able to share with you a project that Anita and Ebony have been working on for a long time. Coming this […]

Feminist Frequency Radio #17: You Both Were in My Dreams as Puppies
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In this week’s podcast, Anita opens the door on some of the strange imagery from her dreams. Then, we work through our feelings about Ava DuVernay’s film adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s children’s classic, A Wrinkle in Time and discover that maybe how you feel […]

JoCo Cruise Interview #1: Talking Writing, Worldbuilding and Games with Sci-fi Author N.K. Jemisin
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While Anita was aboard the 2018 JoCo Cruise, she took the opportunity to talk to some of the amazing creators who were trapped at sea with her! In […]

The Twisted Knots of Power and Control in Phantom Thread
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NOTE: This piece contains spoilers for Phantom Thread.   Phantom Thread is a film of such remarkable craft and exquisite execution that I find myself in the extremely […]

Feminist Frequency Radio #16: All the Hollywood Not-Gay Gay People
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In this week’s episode, Anita and Carolyn are joined by special guest, comedian Irene Tu! We all endured the epic Oscars ceremony last weekend so we could discuss […]


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We’re so excited to share Feminist Frequency’s Annual Report for 2017!  Year after year, Feminist Frequency continues to grow as an outlet for sharing feminist criticism, vital media literacy resources, and pop culture analysis. Last year marked the end of our popular and critically-acclaimed signature series, Tropes Vs. Women in Video Games, but we’re doing so much more!  […]
FFR Episode 15: Rocking the Boat on the JoCo Cruise with Special Guest Wil Wheaton!
Welcome to our very first live episode of Feminist Frequency Radio! Recorded at sea aboard the JoCo Cruise, this episode finds Anita and Femfreq friend and board member Felix Kramer in conversation with actor and writer Wil Wheaton! The conversation reaches far and wide, with talk of Wolfenstein II, our shifting relationship to sci-fi in our […]
FREQ Interview: Ijeoma Oluo Knows Who She’s Writing For
Each quarter, our newsletter brings you an interview with a fascinating, inspiring, talented woman we think you should know more about. In our latest issue, we talk to the brilliant writer Ijeoma Oluo, whose new book So You Want to Talk About Race explores many of the biggest questions being raised in the contemporary conversation about […]
A Splash of Color: The Quietly Feminist Love Story of Florence
The tender new iOS game Florence is, yes, the sort of game I tend to champion, the sort of art that feels particularly crucial and nourishing in this period of intensified violence, cruelty, and dehumanization. A narrative game that tells the story of how a young woman’s life is changed when she and a musician meet […]
Feminist Frequency Radio Episode 14: Black Panther
This week, on a very special episode of Feminist Frequency Radio, we go all in on Black Panther! From the wonders of Wakandan technology to all the fantastic female characters, from the breathtaking costumes to the surprisingly persuasive politics of the film’s soulful villain, we spend almost the entire show discussing the newest (and brightest) star […]
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