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The FREQ Show #2: The Unmanning of Trump
#The FREQ Show

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 […]

The FREQ Show: Hollywood Whitewashing
#The FREQ Show

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 […]

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The Lady Sidekick
#Tropes vs Women in Video Games

This episode examines how female sidekicks and companions in games are often designed to function as glorified gatekeepers, helpless burdens, and ego boosters, a pattern that works to […]

Not Your Exotic Fantasy
#Tropes vs Women in Video Games

This episode explores the ways in which sexist, racist stereotypes about Black women and tribal cultures that date back for centuries are often still perpetuated today in representations […]

Sinister Seductress
#Tropes vs Women in Video Games

This episode explores how female villains in games very often function to demonize femaleness itself, drawing on patterns of female representation that have roots in creatures from myth […]

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Reflecting on the Brilliance of Ada Lovelace
#Ordinary Women

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
#Ordinary Women

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, […]

The Fearless Life of Ching Shih
#Ordinary Women

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 […]

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Review
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Shortly before Rogue One was released, a clip of the late, great Carl Sagan discussing the original Star Wars made the rounds on social media. In it, Sagan […]

Dishonored 2 Review
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For all of its immensely enjoyable stealth and combat mechanics and its terrific assortment of powers and abilities, the original Dishonored failed its female characters in a big […]

Watch Dogs 2 Review
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In our hyperconnected world, where most of us carry around handheld devices that keep us linked to the internet at all times and tech companies monitor our behavior […]

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