Ordinary Women – Feminist Frequency

Funded by a successful Seed & Spark crowdfunding campaign by 3,774 supporters, Ordinary Women dares to tell the stories of history’s defiant women who challenged stereotypes and smashed the status quo.

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Reflecting on the Brilliance of Ada Lovelace
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Feminist Frequency was so excited to share the final episode of Ordinary Women: Daring to Defy History, that we’re releasing it ahead of schedule! Please join us as we reflect on […]

The Courageous Life of Ida B. Wells
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Few stories are as dramatic as that of of Ida B. Wells, a woman who was born a slave in Mississippi in the midst of the Civil War, and became a daring investigative reporter and civil rights crusader who would one day be called […]

The Fearless Life of Ching Shih
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One of the most famous and feared pirates who ever lived was Ching Shih, a young Cantonese woman who became the ruler of one of the largest pirate […]

The Groundbreaking Life of Murasaki Shikibu
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In 10th century Japan, literary prodigy Murasaki Shikibu wrote the first modern novel at a time when women’s names were rarely even written down. Ordinary Women: Daring to […]

The Revolutionary Life of Emma Goldman
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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, […]

Ordinary Women: Daring to Defy History Teaser Trailer
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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 […]

Announcing “Ordinary Women” Crowdfunding Campaign
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Feminist Frequency is proud to announce a crowdfunding campaign for Ordinary Women: Daring to Defy History, a new video series that spotlights the incredible true stories of women […]

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On October 2nd, the highly anticipated debut from Anita Sarkeesian and Ebony Adams will hit shelves. History Vs. Women is going to shake the foundations of what you know about larger-than-life women in history — but more importantly, it’s going to introduce you to a breathtaking tapestry of artists, Amazons, scholars, rebels, and villains you’ll be delighted to know. Pre-order today and get ready to be amazed by what women can do when they dare to be great.