ORDINARY WOMEN /
Ordinary Women: Daring to Defy History is Feminist Frequency's new video series about challenging stereotypes, smashing the status quo, and being defiant.
Rather than heroes, leaders and innovators, women are often depicted and treated as secondary characters in history, objects of affections, damsels to be rescued, or merely the wives, mothers and assistants to the men who achieved important things. Instead, we're taking a look back at the amazing women throughout history who defied gender stereotypes and changed the world, to remind us that the stories we tell about women—in TV shows, comic books, video games and in real life—often reflect the limitations placed on them, rather than the world-changing feats they've already achieved.
Directed by and starring Anita Sarkeesian.
Ordinary Women has been featured in TIME, USA Today, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, The Verge, Cosmopolitan, Elle, and Bustle.
F*CK YES /
F*ck Yes is what you say when you are super excited about the sexy times you're about to have. These digital shorts are here to remind you #consentissexy.
In an era where abstinence only education leaves so many sexually active young people (i.e. everybody) clueless as to how to talk about safety--let alone bedroom etiquette--F*ck Yes is here to give informative and actually sexy models of pre-coital conversation, rather than the didactic, clinical, and decidedly un-sexy videos you may or may not have had to watch in school yourself. Conceived, written, directed, produced, shot, and edited by women, we are also acutely aware of how fraught the sexual landscape can be. We strive to balance a sex-positive attitude with an acknowledgment of the ways in which vulnerabilities play into, uh, play. This means demonstrating not only how sexy a true, enthusiastic "yes" is, but also what it means to respect a partner's "no." Help us help more people have better sex!
Directed by Emily Best and Lauren Schacher.
"...whatever room you're in is about to get hot..." - Bustle
"...deliciously sexy." - Wifey.TV
"We can’t wait to see what’s next." - HuffPo