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The FREQ Show #2: The Unmanning of Trump
The FREQ Show is back with an all-new episode! Join us as we dig into the ways that some liberal critiques of President Trump employ the very same homophobia and misogyny that they wish to repudiate. This is Episode 2 of “Season Zero” — our four episode mini-season which kicks off a new Feminist Frequency web series devoted to pop […]
Blue Belle: Femininity, Fashion and a ‘Tale as Old as Time’
Let’s state the obvious right up front: Beauty and the Beast is a Disney film. What this means is that it follows a long history of formulaic narratives involving young women in a bit of a pickle (as the result of, say, selling their voice to get out of that darn sea, see the world, and […]
Five Creepy and/or Sexist Christmas Songs
You’ve heard them about a bagillion times before, and every December they are played over and over again, yup, it’s the same old Christmas and Holiday songs. But have you ever noticed that some of the lyrics can be just down right creepy? Check out this video for my Top 5 Creepy and/or Sexist Christmas Songs. […]
Link Round Up: Feminist Critiques of SlutWalk
Below is a collection of articles and blog posts from feminists who are critical of the current SlutWalk phenomenon from various points of view. If you’ve been following the feminist blog-o-sphere there has been a lot of talk about “SlutWalk”. SlutWalk has become a mini-movement that was originally conceived in Toronto in response to a police […]
On VidCon, Harassment & Garbage Humans
To kick off the Women Online panel at VidCon last Thursday, the moderator posed the question: Why do we still have to talk about the harassment of women? I replied, “Because I think one of my biggest harassers is sitting in the front row.” He showed up with several others; together, his group took up the […]
Not Your Exotic Fantasy
This episode explores the ways in which sexist, racist stereotypes about Black women and tribal cultures that date back for centuries are often still perpetuated today in representations of women from indigenous and tribal cultures in video games. These representations link sexism and racism to exotify these women, depicting them as primitive, savage, and hypersexualized. We […]
Additional Resources
There are endless ways to learn more about feminism and indulge in feminist theory. Books & Literature Some suggested readings to get you started learning about feminism, or to grow your intersectional feminist lens. Feminist Organizations There are many organizations that are structured to promote and practice feminism professionally. The below organizations all have a hand […]
Feminism in the Workplace
At Feminist Frequency, we continually stress the importance of having women at the table in creative conversations. However, our workplaces reflect our greater culture. This means that we see fewer women in positions of power at many companies and organizations. The tips and resources in this section are meant to assist those members of our audience who have asked […]
Some Thoughts on Jessica Jones
Spoiler Warning: This post discusses events from season one of Jessica Jones in detail. The new Netflix series Jessica Jones has so much potential, and I watched it in the hopes that it might deliver on that. Unfortunately, the show reminded me of something I learned through a series of failed relationships in my 20s: on […]
Women as Reward
Content Warning: This educational episode contains game footage of a graphic sexual nature. This episode explores the numerous ways in which the Women as Reward trope manifests in video games. The trope occurs when women or women’s bodies are employed as rewards for player actions, a pattern which frames female bodies and sexuality as collectible or […]