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Is the Force Feminist? A Look Back at Women in Star Wars
The Last Jedi is almost here, and like so many people, we can’t wait to see the next part of Rey’s adventure! Of course, for some, the centering of Rey in The Force Awakens and then Jyn Erso in Rogue One represented a major disturbance in the Force; to them, the Star Wars saga was morphing […]
My Milkshake Duck Scares All the Women from the Yard
As more and more celebrities are being exposed for the horrible things they’ve done, a lot of people are wrestling with the question of how to handle it when media they love was created by someone whose actions they despise. What can we as individuals do? Can there even be such a thing as ethical media […]
One Weird Trick for Helping Women
Hey guys. Would you like to start helping put a stop to sexual predators and rapists before they spend decades assaulting women? Would you like to help curtail dangerous and deadly political movements before they take root in the White House? Watch this video to learn one weird trick that you can do to start making […]
Crisis Pregnancy Centers Definitely Deliver… And They Make Sure You Do, Too!
You won’t believe one of the ways the anti-choice movement is working to deny pregnant people access to legitimate medical care and appropriate family planning services. In our latest episode of The FREQ Show, we shine a spotlight on so-called Crisis Pregnancy Centers: what they are, who’s behind them, and why they’re so dangerous. Watch the […]
Flying Cars! Robots! Racism! Are You Ready for Blade Runner 2049?
For many of us, there’s something alluring about the rain-soaked, neon-lit streets of Blade Runner, but those streets are no place to be a replicant on the run. With Blade Runner 2049‘s highly anticipated release just days away, we take a look back at the original 1982 sci-fi cult classic. Blade Runner‘s tale of persecuted androids […]
The FREQ Show: The Bathroom Battlefield
  We’re back with the final episode of our debut season of The FREQ Show! This time, we take a look at the frustrating history of trans representations in the media and the effect they’ve had on popular misconceptions of trans identity — as well as the way those misconceptions have lead to some truly appalling […]
The FREQ Show: Manufacturing a Muslim Menace
Don’t miss the latest episode of The FREQ Show! In “Manufacturing a Muslim Menace,” we analyze the ways in which the ubiquitous, deeply harmful stereotypical representations of Muslims and Arabs as terrorists and savages in so much popular media contribute directly to Islamophobia in our culture. More than that, they cultivate a political space in which […]
The FREQ Show #2: The Unmanning of Trump
The FREQ Show is back with an all-new episode! Join us as we dig into the ways that some liberal critiques of President Trump employ the very same homophobia and misogyny that they wish to repudiate. This is Episode 2 of “Season Zero” — our four episode mini-season which kicks off a new Feminist Frequency web series devoted to pop […]
The FREQ Show: Hollywood Whitewashing
Although we’ve just said goodbye to our long-running Tropes Vs. Women in Video Games series, here at Feminist Frequency, we’re staying busy! Today marks the debut of The FREQ Show, a series where we turn our lens to some of the highlights and lowlights of pop culture, and the fascinating intersection of current events with media representations. Our first episode […]
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