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FREQ #11: Teal Sherer Talks
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 Teal Sherer. Teal Sherer’s acting resume, which includes roles in film, theater and television, also boasts several special skills that few actors […]
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 […]
FemFreq Fave Five: Anita’s Picks for 2016
At FemFreq, despite being deeply concerned with media and with how representations in the media impact our culture, we don’t always get to talk about the media we love. Sometimes it’s because we just don’t have time to review a particular work, and sometimes it’s simply that it doesn’t fall within the scope of what we […]
FemFreq Fave Five: Ashley’s Picks for 2016
What a daunting task: twelve months, five moments or makings, at least one or two reasons as to why each truly spoke to me. But, here we go and here they are (in no particular order). 1. Lady Dynamite It was one heck of a year for stand-up comedians, was it not? I’m talking about Maria Bamford, […]
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 […]
FemFreq Fave Five: Ebony’s Picks for 2016
Composing year-end lists appeals to my desire for useless organization and my tendency toward capricious judgment.  Nevertheless, I started this project with a smug certainty that I had enjoyed absolutely nothing this year and I was going to retreat to the FemFreq bunker with my graham crackers and colored pencils. I still might. But until I do, and in the spirit […]
FemFreq Fave Five: Carolyn’s Picks for 2016
The books, films, games and television shows that spoke to me most in 2016 are linked by questions of identity: who we are in isolation and who we are in connection, how society pressures some of us to conceal our truest selves, and how brave and radical an act it can be for some of us […]
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 […]
Klara K Network Honors Anita Sarkeesian With 2016 Penguin Award
On December 6th in Stockholm, Swedish business network Klara K honored Anita Sarkeesian with the Penguin Award 2016 at  this year’s K-Day ceremony. The event brings together scholars, journalists, and policy makers for a conversation on equality, courage and inclusive leadership. The Penguin Award recognizes individuals who have acted with bravery and resilience in the face of opposition, […]