Category: News

Building Alliances: An Interview with Kris Hayashi of the Transgender Law Center
Art by Bishakh Som Interview by Laura Hudson Kris Hayashi has spent the last thirteen years advocating for the rights of transgender and gender non-conforming people like himself, and as the executive director of the Transgender Law Center at the dawn of the Trump administration, he has his work cut out for him. Although the Transgender […]
Feminist Frequency’s Annual Report for 2016
We’re thrilled to share with you Feminist Frequency’s Annual Report for 2016. Last year was an exciting time of growth for the organization: we launched Ordinary Women: Daring to Defy History, a new project that tells the stories of incredible women across time, welcomed additional team members to oversee our operations and expand our development programming, […]
Feminist Frequency Heads to Chicago
Last Thursday evening, Feminist Frequency was in Chicago to introduce folks to our work, spend time with supporters, and talk about what we’re gearing up for in the next few months. Hosted by our friends at Cards Against Humanity, attendees were treated to delicious food and drinks, and hilarious comedy – which provided a little welcomed levity […]
More Voices, More Perspectives in 2017: A Letter from the Managing Editor
So much has changed here at Feminist Frequency in the past year! When 2016 started, we had just two full-time staffers: Anita and myself. Now we’re up to four! We’re still a very small organization, to be sure, but doubling in size opens up a lot of exciting new possibilities for us, and because each member […]
Feminist Frequency at CES with Engadget
Engadget brought Anita and Carolyn out to Las Vegas last weekend for the 2016 Consumer Electronics Showcase (CES) to share their thoughts about video games from the stage — and while she was at the showcase, Caro got to play the NES Mini! Check out some highlights from the event, including Anita’s interview about current state of the […]
Las Vegas, CES, and Feminist Frequency
When they weren’t on the Engadget stage sharing impressions about today’s gaming trends or the state of the industry, Anita and Carolyn had a great time walking around the CES 2017 with FemFreq friend, Anthony Carboni. We were blown away by some of the high-tech offerings on display (and Carolyn had a special connection with a […]
Happy New Year. 2016 is Finally Over.
The end of the year is the perfect time for reflection, gratitude, and resolution. Upon reflection, 2016 was — in many ways for many people — a fairly trying twelve months. That’s why we spent the month of December sharing four actions to Amplify Your Involvement: Safety, Resources, Self-Care and Advocacy. These are just four ways […]
Amplify Your Involvement, Action 4: Advocacy
Advocacy is an integral part of Feminist Frequency’s mission. For us, it means actively speaking up for an inclusive and representative media landscape and the eradication of online harassment. It also means producing educational work, attending conferences and events, and promoting similarly focused projects and organizations. Advocacy is a significant component of nearly every cause out […]
Amplify Your Involvement, Action 3: Self-care
Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.  -Audre Lorde, A Burst of Light: Essays It’s week three of Amplify Your Involvement — and this week is all about you. We know that focusing on the needs of those around us feels critical right now. But, it’s also incredibly […]
Amplify Your Involvement, Action 2: Resources
For our second week of ways to Amplify Your Involvement, we’re talking about resources: what do you have an ample amount of that you’re willing and able to contribute? What do the communities and organizations you care about need? We all have something to contribute — the questions are what, and when, and how. Assessing your available resources […]