Sinister Seductress
#Tropes vs Women in Video Games

This episode explores how female villains in games very often function to demonize femaleness itself, drawing on patterns of female representation that have roots in creatures from myth […]

Celebrating Ordinary Women: Daring to Defy History
#Event, #Featured, #Ordinary Women

On September 10th, we debuted Ordinary Women: Daring to Defy History to a fantastic crowd at XOXO Fest in Portland. The response was truly overwhelming! Thank you to everyone who came out to the premiere party to raise a glass with us in celebration. The […]

ReCore Review
#Featured, #Reviews, #Video Games

Man, I wanted to like ReCore. In its first few hours, both the game and its protagonist, Joule, exude such a scrappy, can-do attitude that I found myself […]

The Revolutionary Life of Emma Goldman
#Ordinary Women

Once dubbed one of the most dangerous people in America by J. Edgar Hoover, activist and speaker Emma Goldman defied history with her revolutionary support for labor rights, […]

FREQ #7: Chvrches’ Lauren Mayberry Sounds Off
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Ordinary Women: Daring to Defy History Teaser Trailer
Ordinary Women: Daring to Defy History is Feminist Frequency’s new video series about defying stereotypes and challenging the status quo. Ching Shih, Murasaki Shikibu, Ida B. Wells, Ada Lovelace and Emma Goldman should be household names and we aim at highlighting them and their contributions. Episode 1 premieres September 12, 2016! ← Series Archive
All the Slender Ladies: Body Diversity in Video Games
This episode examines the very limited range of female body types commonly seen in games, contrasting this with the much wider range of physiques that male characters frequently possess. We then illustrates that, when female characters appear who do have a body type that is notably different from the slender physique that games establish as the […]
Welcome to our Brand New Website!
After months of work, we’re thrilled to finally present Feminist Frequency’s completely revamped online home. Here, you’ll find all the stuff you’ve come to know Feminist Frequency for, with a better organized video archive full of all our Tropes vs. Women in Video Games episodes, our new feminist video reviews, and the entire back catalogue (warning: some […]
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Review
Adam Jensen, the cybernetically augmented security expert and trench coat enthusiast from 2011’s Deus Ex: Human Revolution, is back. Set two years after the events of Human Revolution, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided takes place in a world where augmented people find themselves increasingly marginalized and dehumanized, and the game couldn’t be more explicit about drawing connections […]
Halt and Catch Fire – Season 3 Review
Struggling to get a mainframe computer working in the first episode of Halt and Catch Fire’s third season, Gordon (Scoot McNairy) refers to the uncooperative machine as “her.” Donna (Kerry Bishé), one of the heads of the pioneering tech company Mutiny, questions her husband’s choice of words. “Her?!” “Yeah, her. Temperamental, high maintenance, only responds to […]