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Black Women Are Not Here To Save You: Ebony Aster on the Feminist Answering Machine
In the wake of yesterday’s high-stakes Alabama senate race, lots of people are expressing gratitude toward black women whose votes played a pivotal role in deciding the election in favor of Doug Jones. Feminist Frequency’s own Ebony Aster calls in to our one-of-a-kind, state-of-the-art Feminist Answering Machine with a message for all those folks who are […]
Trans Women Are Women: Carolyn Petit on the Feminist Answering Machine
This time the call is coming from inside the organization! With Anita away at the moment, my only way of venting to her was to leave a message on our one-of-a-kind, state-of-the-art Feminist Answering Machine! I just had to express both my concern and my disgust at the re-emerging tide of trans-exclusionary so-called “feminism,” and assert […]
Feminist Answering Machine: Jaclyn Friedman on Who Needs Stories About Amazing Girls the Most
This week on our one-of-a-kind, state-of-the-art Feminist Answering Machine, the fantastic author, speaker and activist Jaclyn Friedman calls in with an important message about popular storytelling. For generations, girls have learned to identify with the heroic men in books, films, and other media, but, as Jaclyn so aptly puts it, boys are taught to act as […]
Feminist Answering Machine: Jessica N. Pabón-Colón Asks, “Where Are the Pussy Hats for Puerto Rico?”
This week, the brilliant feminist scholar Jessica N. Pabón-Colón calls in to our one-of-a-kind, state-of-the-art Feminist Answering Machine with an urgent question: Where is all the feminist concern and feminist action in response to the tremendous humanitarian crisis happening in Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria? As she explains so clearly here, “Any way […]
Feminist Answering Machine: Emily Kelleher-Best on #MeToo
This week, Emily Kelleher-Best, the founder and CEO of the great movie crowdfunding platform and streaming service Seed&Spark, calls in to our state-of-the-art, one-of-a-kind Feminist Answering Machine to respond to the outpouring of stories of sexual harassment that women have been sharing with the hashtag #MeToo. That flood of stories is a deeply painful testament to […]
Feminist Answering Machine: Mallory Ortberg on Disney’s Mulan
It’s time for another message on our one-of-a-kind, state-of-the-art Feminist Answering Machine! This one comes to us courtesy of writer Mallory Ortberg, who has thoughts she wants to share about Disney’s Mulan, and no, they have nothing to do with a certain sauce McDonald’s released in conjunction with the film that’s been making something of a […]
Feminist Answering Machine: S▲MMUS is The Artist, Not The Girlfriend
Unfortunately, none of us were here at the Feminist Frequency Global Command Center when the call came in from the amazing rapper and producer S▲MMUS, who was calling to talk to Anita about experiences she has backstage at her own performances, where people often assume she’s someone other than the artist everyone is there to see. […]