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Defying Hate Speech and Threats Against Female Journalists
On December 2, Sweden celebrated the 250th anniversary of the Freedom of the Press Act, which was the first of its kind in the world. To mark the occasion, the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, the Fojo Media Institute/Linnæus University, the Swedish Institute and the Swedish National Commission for UNESCO gathered a powerful group of female […]
Ideas From the Trenches – Dangerous Games
CBC Radio interviewed Anita and Feminist Frequency board member Dr. Jennifer Jenson of York University for their documentary series In the Trenches. The episode, entitled “Dangerous Games,” features an in-depth look at the work of Ph.D candidate Emma Vossen, “who looks to gamer culture as a microcosm of how sexism is seeded and replicated within broader society.” The interview […]
FREQ #10: This is Not New
Each month, FREQ will bring you the latest news and updates from Feminist Frequency, as well as interviews with some of the most inspiring women in media and activism. This month, we’re bringing you a compelling conversation about social justice, advocacy, and our current political moment with Renée Bracey Sherman, an award-winning reproductive rights activist. Today, we […]
Beyond the Safety Pin: The Work Begins Now
My feminism will be intersectional or it will be bullshit. — Flavia Dzodan With Donald Trump winning the 2016 US presidential election, many people in the US have spent the past few days in shock, disbelief and fear. Trump’s racist, sexist rhetoric has had very real consequences, fanning the flames of hatred and white supremacy, and […]
Feminist Frequency and Extra Life
  Feminist Frequency goes live on Twitch at 9 am PST on Saturday, November 5 to join in @ExtraLife4Kids! Watch Anita, FemFreq team, and a roster of special guests struggle hilariously to game for 24 hours straight on games like Towerfall, Mario Kart, Spelunky, and VR Batman. This cool event benefits a great cause, and all donations support the […]
FREQ #9: Sammus Powers Up
Each month, FREQ will bring you the latest news and updates from Feminist Frequency, as well as interviews with some of the most inspiring women in media. Our latest issue features an interview with Sammus, a rapper, producer and activist whose work we love. (You might remember when she made a 15 second song for us about […]
FREQ #8: Jessica Valenti Gets Personal
Each month, FREQ will bring you the latest news and updates from Feminist Frequency, as well as interviews with some of the most inspiring women in media. Our latest issue features an interview with Jessica Valenti: the founder of Feministing, who recently published her first memoir, Sex Object. Read the full interview now! Make sure you […]
Anita Discusses Harassment, History and Ordinary Women on Marketplace Tech
Anita spoke to host Molly Wood of Marketplace Tech about our new series, Ordinary Women.The conversation begins with an anecdote that highlights the importance of telling stories about women’s accomplishments, as Wood states that her nine-year-old son said one day, “It just seems like men did all the really important things.” From there, the two go […]
Check Out What People Are Saying About Ordinary Women: Daring to Defy History
Thanks to the creative magic of our animators, the invaluable advice of our historians and consultants, and of course, the financial support of our amazing backers, Ordinary Women: Daring to Defy History is finally here! Click here to watch our first video on Emma Goldman, and check out what people are saying about this powerful project.
Celebrating Ordinary Women: Daring to Defy History
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 premiere party was a blast and there are tons more great photos! […]